Civics education for Montana students must reject fringe thinking
Last updated 5/17/2021 at 11:21am
Today’s students are tomorrow’s citizens. We need all Montanans to understand, and care about, the future of our state and nation. We need them to study our founding documents, and understand what makes the United States so exceptional. And we need them to comprehend when our country has fallen short of its lofty goals, and how ordinary citizens and leaders alike have come together to enact change to guarantee we learn from our history and that the same mistakes are not repeated.
In order for that to happen, we must ensure that our civics education and social studies standards are hone...