A major study of civic education in Illinois middle schools examines how civics implementation has been shaped by the state’s laws and context, but makes recommendations relevant to improving civic learning everywhere.
CIRCLE's work examining teachers' implementation of the Investigating History Curriculum in Massachusetts highlights the support educators need to successfully make shifts in their classrooms.
CIRCLE's two decades of research on K-12 civic education has shone a light on issues and concerns reflected in decreasing scores.
Our experts presented research and shared insights from our work during this weeklong event focused on strengthening civic education in the United States.
Civic learning that reaches all youth, includes media literacy, and helps foster a democratic school climate is key to growing voters.
A new CIRCLE report based on a survey of students and educators in the state offers major findings and recommendations for more effective and equitable civic learning.
A summary, based on research conducted by CIRCLE and many other scholars, of key considerations for creating more equitable and effective civic learning.
Civics! An American Musical guides students to learn about historical events, understand their civic impact, and create a virtual show.
Read about CIRCLE's major evaluation of innovative K-12 civics policy and implementation in Illinois
CIRCLE surveys show that there's a relationship between being encouraged to vote and taught how to do so by teachers and a host of indicators of civic engagement later in life.