Do we get the government we deserve? [As the Onion reported, “You know, they say people get the government they deserve, but I don’t recall knife-raping any retarded nuns.” – thanks, Kirk] Maybe it’s because we are the least involved citizenry in decades. It’s time that schools, parents, and policy makers made an effort to educate students for active citizenship. National Council for the Social Studies is beginning a project to help revitalize citizenship education. Beginning today, the new website Citizenship Central provides an interactive clearinghouse of civic education resources.