It's my position that convicted felons ought to have demonstrated some kind of civic responsibility
before you arbitrarily give it back," says Alabama state legislator Mark Gaines, a Republican.
Declaring that Americans want their children well-versed in civic responsibility
as well as in academics, a newly formed committee is urging schools to make service learning a part of every child's education.
Hernando saw his civic responsibility
and definition of himself as greater than a dancer.
They did not accept the responsibility of safeguarding the environment, and they did not accept any civic responsibility
for the vast economic experiment that was American deindustrialization.
This group established themselves as an example for others to follow in such areas as retention, organization, civic responsibility
, and interest to the ever-important problem-solving process and worked with law enforcement in a team effort.
Not only do you have a moral and ethical responsibility, but you have a civic responsibility
to ensure people are law abiding, to ensure that they comply with police directions," he said.
Our aim is to help educators, students and parents work together to build civic responsibility
, intellectual openness, personal freedom and mutual respect for all students," says Gene Carter, executive director of ASCD.
But sometimes I wonder if some of my eighth graders might still be recalling the valuable lesson they learned about civic responsibility
in their junior high science class.
In the absence of income insurance, officials could only appeal to the public's sense of civic responsibility
to comply with quarantine restrictions.
This accepted teaching method, "service learning," can enhance the learning objectives of existing courses, inspire civic responsibility
in students, and infuse goodwill into the community with measurable results.
The idea is based on former US President Bill Clinton's foundation which promotes civic responsibility
and charity work.
They, in turn, have a civic responsibility
to serve the public interest and play a constructive role in our democracy.