Could Civics Education Reduce Voter Apathy?

23 September 2014 – 

US Capitol

When it comes to understanding how our government works a shockingly large number of Americans have very little knowledge.

A recent Gallup poll found that fewer than 40% of Americans could identify which party controls each chamber of Congress.

Another survey, by the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania, found about the same number of Americans were able to correctly name all three branches of government.

Read the full article here: Civics Education and Voter Apathy