If you needed evidence that higher education is just about signaling quality rather than actually, you know, improving it, here it is. The Ivy League schools have the smartest incoming freshman but they are the worst in improving their students’ civil knowledge.
While you’re at it, take the quiz. I missed two. The first is number 5. I’m a dunce when it comes to knowledge about the Civil and Revolutionary War battles. The second I’m embarrassed by. I thought “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal” came from the Preamble to the Constitution.