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Can Arizona Students Pass a Citizenship Test – and Should They Have To? January 30, 2015 | Guardian (U.K.)

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is quoted about civics and education. A civic ignorance study from the APPC is also cited.

Does Anyone Make Accurate Geopolitical Predictions? January 29, 2015 | Washington Post

Barbara Mellers and Michael Horowitz of the School of Arts & Sciences co-author an article about geopolitical predictions.

Video: The Push to Tax 529 Plans January 23, 2015 | Fox Business

President Amy Gutmann talks about President Obama’s proposal to tax 529 college plans.

Before Net Neutrality: The Surprising 1940s Battle for Radio Freedom January 29, 2015 | Atlantic

Victor Pickard of the Annenberg School for Communication writes about the history behind radio freedom in the 1940s.

States Move to Make Citizenship Exams a Classroom Aid January 27, 2015 | New York Times

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center says, “One has to understand there are three branches of government before you can understand balance of power.”