Why There Is A Need For For Students To Be Educated IN Geography And Social Studies

We definitely need to stress geography more with U.S. students. Parents, go and buy a globe and do some homeschooling.

Gronda Morin

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Imagine going into a government building to ask for assistance. You explain that you’re from New Mexico when the government clerk requests to see your passport because you must be from a foreign country. The government worker is a product of the US education system where she genuinely didn’t know that New Mexico is a US state, since 1912.

Gavin Clarkson April 26, 2018, Gavin Clarkson of  N.M., speaks at the Albuquerque bureau of The Associated Press. A District of Columbia clerk refused to accept Clarkson’s state driver’s license for a marriage license because she and her supervisory believed New Mexico was a foreign country. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras, File)

Here’s the rest of the story…

On November 30, 2018, AP published the following report, “DC clerk stalls marriage over ‘foreign’ New Mexico ID card”

Excerpt:

“A District of Columbia clerk and a supervisor refused to accept a New Mexico man’s state…

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