‘New Civics’ or left-wing activism? | Joanne

What colleges call “the New Civics” is really “progressive political activism,” charges a National Association of Scholars report, Making Citizens: How American Universities Teach Civics.

“Service learning,” rebranded as “civic engagement,” teaches that “a good citizen is a radical activist,” charges David Randall, the report’s author. It’s pushing academic learning aside.

He discusses the New Civics on Bridging Differences.

Students learn little about “the structure and ideals of American government” or “basics about her history, and citizenship duties such as military service, voting,…

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