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Updated: 03/21/2017 03:10:31PM

Can you pass a citizenship test?

Learning Civics beyond the classroom

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U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Okeechobee, teaches AP (Advanced Placement) Government students at Lemon Bay High School during a recent visit.

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U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Okeechobee, teaches AP (Advanced Placement) Government students at Lemon Bay High School during a recent visit.

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U.S. Rep Tom Rooney, R-Okeechobee, was a guest teacher in a civics class at Lemon Bay High School earlier this year. Rooney talks to high school civics classes all around his district.

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By ALEXANDRA HERRERA

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Many Americans of a certain age can recall singing along to “Schoolhouse Rock!” and learning a little about government between cartoon shows.

Others can recall days spent learning about civics in a high school or junior high classroom, and maybe visiting their local city hall.

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