Young People Poorly Schooled In Citizenship, Report Says

November 1989
Education Week;11/29/1989, Vol. 9 Issue 13, p2
The article reports on the study that young Americans failed to understand their responsibility of keeping the democracy alive in the U.S. In the survey, indicates that youths were more concerned with their own well-being than with their obligation to participate in self-governance. Furthermore, youths allotted more than 70 percent to their career success, over 65 percent of having a close family ties, and less than 60 percent saying to enjoy life and have a good time.


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