Freedom is central to civics

Aleita Cook, a student at Providence Career & Technical Academy, and 13 of her
peers have joined in a class action lawsuit against Rhode Island on the grounds
that the system failed to provide them with an adequate civics education, which
they claim is a violation of their constitutional rights.

The students may win their case, but in doing so will lose the most important
lesson in civics: the American civic life is characterized by freedom from, not
reliance upon, the government.

Read the full post at the Providence Journal.

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