civics education Laramie Teacher Recognized For Engaging Approach To Civics By Tennessee Watson • Jul 3, 2019 Photo provided by Meaghan Todd Around three-quarters of Americans say they are dissatisfied with the state of politics in the country. That's according to an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll conducted just before the 2018 mid-term election. Mary Ellbogen Garland Recognized For Making Democracy Work By Tennessee Watson • Feb 25, 2019 Tennessee Watson / Wyoming Public Radio Mary Ellbogen Garland is this year's recipient of the "Making Democracy Work" award. The League of Women Voters of Wyoming gives the annual award to recognize contributions to the vitality of the state's communities. Should civics education be strengthened in Wyoming’s K-12 curriculum? Why or why not? By Wyoming Public Media • Feb 25, 2019 COUNCIL OF CHIEF STATE SCHOOL OFFICERS Should civics education be strengthened in Wyoming’s K-12 curriculum? Why or why not? By contributing your comment, you consent to the possibility of having it read on the air. WPM/NPR Community Discussion Rules Civics Education Makes A Come Back By Tennessee Watson • Dec 28, 2018 Council of Chief State School Officers Only 23 percent of 8th graders in the United States are proficient in social studies. That's according to the National Assessment for Education Progress — or NAEP. Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow said she has heard from Wyoming citizens and educators who are concerned about how well prepared students are to be civically engaged as adults.