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O’Connor’s Videogame Revolution


Former Supreme Court justice Sandra Day O’Connor has launched a series of videogames that teach kids about government.  So far it has hooked kids in 12,000 classrooms across the U.S. on a selection of civics-themed games—now played more than 2 million times. The goal: revive
the teaching of civics
in American schools to help prepare the next generation of kids to participate as citizens in a democracy.  Only 29 states require high-school students to take a civics or government
course.  Read more at Newsweek.com

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