Left. Right. Conservative. Liberal. Independent. What do they all mean? And why are politics important anyway? While many Americans are disinterested, at best, by what goes on in their state and national capital, the policies set by our elected officials have a direct bearing on us and our children. If you are interested in your family’s future, you need to be interested in what goes on in our government. Here are the 10 things you need to teach your children about politics. And, at no charge, watch the best political movie of all time, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington with your kids.
Huddle up with your children tonight and ask them: Have you ever thought about running for student government?