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By Jennifer Harper
The Washington Times 

'Steady deterioration': Only 18% of Colleges Now Require Students to Take U.S. History and Civics


September 25, 2019

The past is no longer prologue on many campuses. The American Council of Trustees and Alumni — a nonprofit that supports an increase of college-level civic education — has released a new survey to support that idea. It reveals the “alarming” things that supposedly well-educated millennials actually believe, primarily due to faulty academics.

The new poll of 1,002 college graduates finds that 26% of them say Brett M. Kavanaugh is the chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, while 14% of respondents selected Antonin Scalia, who died in 2016. Fewer than half correctly identified John...

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