Are Civics Lessons a Constitutional Right? These Students Are Suing for Them

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New York Times

Nov 29, 1:00 AM

Are Civics Lessons a Constitutional Right? These Students Are Suing for Them

The state allows local school districts to decide for themselves whether and how to teach civics, and the lawsuit says that leads to big discrepancies. Students in affluent towns often have access to a rich curriculum and a range of extracurricular activities, like debate teams and field trips to the State Legislature, that are beyond the reach of poorer schools.

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