Thomas Kelly on Take Back Our Schools: “Civics vs ‘Action Civics'”
JMC’s Vice President of Civics Initiatives Thomas Kelly recently appeared on the Take Back Our Schools podcast with Andrew Gutmann and Beth Feeley to discuss the latest disappointing NAEP scores and the difference between civics and “action civics”. Listen now!
Thomas Kelly is the Vice President of Civics Initiatives at the Jack Miller Center. He received his A.B. from the University of Chicago, where he studied international relations, and he earned his J.D. from the University of Notre Dame. He practiced as a commercial litigator in Chicago prior to his return to JMC, where he was previously programs officer. Thomas directs all JMC efforts on behalf of K-12 education, including the Founding Civics Initiative. His writing on civic education has appeared in Newsweek, The Hill, National Review, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and RealClear Public Affairs.
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