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Koret Foundation bolsters civics education in California with $3M grant

The San Francisco–based Koret Foundation has announced grants totaling $3.25 million to support civics education for California students. “Civics used to be taught, explicitly as civics, in schools,” said Lauren Silver, vice president for education at the Commonwealth Club’s Creating Citizens initiative, one of the organizations receiving support. “For at least 50 years, that has…
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