Young people in Takoma Park, Maryland, took advantage of the city recently lowering the voting age to 16.
According to our estimates, close to 300,000 young people cast ballots in the 2013 Virginia gubernatorial race.
By: Jessica Gingold, Harvard Graduate School of Education
A new CIRCLE report highlights this promising approach to providing an effective, action-oriented civic education to students.
Based on new Census data we provide updated, comprehensive analysis of youth voting in 2012, including the role of young women.
A new CIRCLE analysis explores the gender gaps in civic engagement, challenges to improving participation among young women, and implications for future work.
Our analysis shows that these promising pedagogical practices work, but racial and socioeconomic gaps in civic knowledge remain
There is historically less outreach and engagement in midterm cycles than in presidential election years, which may lead to lower youth participation.
A new CIRCLE paper explores the potential of innovative ways of measuring civic skills and knowledge.