Study: First Amendment Still Left Behind in Schools

2007 Knight survey shows most high school students haven’t heard about Constitution Day

Miami, Fla. – Three years after a new federal law took effect requiring schools to educate all students about the Constitution and the First Amendment, a new survey shows that a majority of America’s students aren’t even aware that Constitution Day exists.

This year’s “Future of the First Amendment” follow-up survey, funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and done by the University of Connecticut’s David Yalof and Ken Dautrich.

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