An international survey shows that teaching students about their country’s political system can improve the government. But can civic education also make better citizens? One U.S. program is trying. It held its final competition in Washington, DC.
Social media are changing the ways that U.S. police departments and other government agencies operate. New media are closely watching movements by police officers, and keeping cars and trucks moving on congested roads. But some are also raising questions, especially among police officers.