The Importance of Civics

“If you don’t know the basics of (citizenship and civics), you can’t be civically engaged in a way that deals with our Constitution, our Bill of Rights, the freedoms we have, the checks and balances — you need a basic understanding,” Huebert told The Topeka Capital-Journal. “We want our new citizens to have that basic understanding because they have to pass that test. Our kids need to know it too.”

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“That’s what I’m fighting,” says Huebert, a former school board member and House Education Committee chair. “I’m trying to tear down the walls between the state board and the Legislature.”

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To watch the video of Steve meeting with the school board, click here.

Steve Huebert also did a radio interview with Jayme Grayson regarding the “Civics Bill.” To listen, click here.