September 27, 2019 at 5:00 am | By CHARLES H. FEATHERSTONE Staff Writer
MOSES LAKE — Garth Dano is concerned about the quality of civics education.
The Grant County Prosecutor told members of the Moses Lake School Board during a regular meeting Thursday evening that he is concerned a lot of young Americans don’t know the things they need to know to participate thoughtfully in the civil discourse needed for effective republic self-government.
“It requires thoughtful action, not just what makes you feel good,” Dano said.
Dano said a good example of the kinds of civics education that helps prepare people for active citizenship is The Dreyfuss Initiative, a non-profit led by actor Richard Dreyfuss “that aims to revive the teaching of civics in American