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civ·ics

 (sĭv′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of political science that deals with civic affairs and the rights and duties of citizens.

civics

(ˈsɪvɪks)
n (functioning as singular)
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the study of the rights and responsibilities of citizenship
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) US and Canadian the study of government and its workings

civ•ics

(ˈsɪv ɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the study or science of the privileges and obligations of citizens.
[1880–85, Amer.]

civics

the area of political science concerned with citizenship.
See also: Society

civics

The study of the political rights and responsibilities of citizens and of the operation of government.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.civics - the social science of municipal affairs
social science - the branch of science that studies society and the relationships of individual within a society
Translations
állampolgári ismeretek

civics

[ˈsɪvɪks] NPLcívica fsing; (as course) → educación fsing cívica

civics

[ˈsɪvɪks] n (mainly US) (= school subject) → instruction f civique

civics

n singStaatsbürgerkunde f

civics

[ˈsɪvɪks] nsgeducazione f civica
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Addressing those questions and more are a top priority for $2 million in grants being awarded by the Spencer Foundation as part of its New Civics Initiative.
Past Annenberg research has shown that basic civics knowledge is valuable," said Ken Winneg, managing director of survey research at the Annenberg Public Policy Center.
history, civics, and geography results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress--the so-called Nation's Report Card--have been released and, as usual, things seem bleak: only 18% of students scored proficient in U.
Since January, 19 states introduced legislation based on the Civics Education Initiative, a project from the nonprofit Joe Foss Institute with a goal of requiring all high school students to pass a 100-question test on basic history and civic facts prior to graduation.
Critique: A seminal study, "Community at Risk: Biodefense and the Collective Search for Security" is organized and presented in five major chapters (Conceptual Footings of Risk and Governance; Rick Communication, Local Civics, and Discourse; Davis, California--Home Rule Civics and Biodefense; Roxbury, Massachusetts--Direct Action Civics and Biodefense; Galveston, Texas--Managed Civics and Biodfense), as well as an informative 'Introduction' and 'Conclusion: The Civic Politics of Risk'.
Or should I say: Scores have stayed every bit as bad as the last time the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) took the pulse of history, civics and geography in public and private schools.
Call it civics literacy, or perhaps more accurately, civics illiteracy.
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Florida Supreme Court Justice Fred Lewis, and Annette Boyd-Pitts, executive director of the Florida Law Related Education Association, are the recipients of the National Center for State Court's 2014 Sandra Day O'Connor Award for the Advancement of Civics Education.
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And, if that is true, could it be because people are simply not educated on civics and how democracy should work?