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Daily Freeman Life Editor Ivan Lajara talks about journalism, living in the Hudson Valley, language, the Web, cats and even politics. But he shouldn't.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

The report

The findings bastardized in "Civics test proves people are stoopid" come from (inhale) the Intercollegiate Studies Institute American Civic Literacy Program's "Our Fading Heritage: Americans Fail a Basic Test on Their History and Institutions" (exhale).

Here's the three-page summary mentioned in the article.

Our Fading Heritage 11-20-08

And here's the 32-page report:

Civic Literacy Report 08-09

Better yet, visit http://www.americancivicliteracy.org and take the quiz yourself.

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