High-school students get chance to speak out at civics forum

09/14/2009 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pennsylvania high-school students requested more civics education and questioned how standardized testing teaches them to be good citizens as part of a town hall-style meeting on civics with state Education Secretary Gerald Zahorchak and Judge Marjorie Rendell, Pennsylvania's first lady. About 1,000 students from the western portion of the state participated, expressing their opinions about education and their high-school experiences.

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