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Civics Education Critical for National Security, Former Officials Say

A trio of retired military leaders joined a former Department of Homeland Security official on Monday to highlight the importance of K-12 civics education as a national security issue. Retired Navy Adm. William McRaven called on Americans to know both their rights and their duties as citizens, including the basics such as voting, communicating with elected

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Embry-Riddle Virtual Commencement Ceremonies Recognize More Than 600 Graduates

Consisting of 621 students, the entire class of 2020 at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott Campus was honored during the university’s first-ever Virtual Commencement Ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 12. Of this graduating class, 599 received undergraduate degrees and 22 completed master’s programs. In addition, 50 students received military commissions: 36 from Air Force ROTC, 13 from

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New Study Finds CMO Charter Schools Outperform Competition

A new study of charter schools released Monday finds teachers who ply their trade in schools that are part of charter management organizations (CMOs) are more effective than their counterparts in both traditional public schools and stand-alone charter schools. Many previous studies have found charter schools outperform traditional public schools. A recent study in the journal

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