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Utah Civic Learning Collaborative releases report on teaching civics in school

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The Utah Civic Learning Collaborative released a report titled, “Civics Education Poised for Innovation.”

The report details findings from a statewide listening tour of focus groups and surveys seeking input from teachers and school administrators on how the Utah State Board of Education and the Utah Civic Learning Collaborative can support civics education throughout the state.

Final recommendations from the report include engaging adults and parents in civics education, helping educators build their own civics skills to provide a more personally informed approach and encouraging interdisciplinary approaches to teaching.

Anna grew up begging her mom to play music instead of public radio over the car stereo on the way to school. Now, she loves radio and the power of storytelling through sound. While she is happy to report on anything from dance concerts to laughter practice, her main focus at UPR is political reporting. She is studying Journalism and Political Science at Utah State University and wants to work in political communication after she graduates. In her free time, she spends time with her rescue dog Quigley and enjoys rock climbing.