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Today’s Video: Civics Smarts

A recent study found that over one-third of U.S.-born respondents would fail the civics section of the citizenship exam. Even though 97% of immigrants applying for U.S. citizenship pass the test, 75% of those surveyed didn't know what the judicial branch did and 63% couldn't name one of the senators from their own state.Would you be able to pass the U.S. citizenship test? Test your skills along with these university students via The Daily Californian: Video Source - YouTube via thedailycalOnline Sources - TIME.
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Bob Kerrey: Becoming Aware of Civic Unawareness

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog (2 years ago)

Civic education is vital in preparing students for the responsibilities and obligations of democratic citizenship. But a third of native-born American citizens fail the history and civics exam administered to immigrants who are seek... Read Post

Apple says CarPlay isn't as distracting as recent university study found

Technology / Mobile : The iPhone Blog (1 hour ago)

Apple has responded to a study published by the University of Utah, which found that Apple CarPlay could be up to four times more distracting than driving alone. In the response, Apple stated researchers at the university failed to ... Read Post

Survey: One in Three Americans Would Fail Citizenship Test

News : NewsFeed (3 years ago)

A survey conducted by the Center for the Study of the American Dream at Xavier University found that about a third of citizens would fail the civics portion of the standard test given to immigrants applying for citizenship. Over 1,0... Read Post


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