An update on our partnerships in Florida and Illinois focused on training teachers to incorporate effective civic education pedagogies.
Our comprehensive study, in partnership with other researchers, will help identify what the state must do to effectively and equitably implement new civics requirements.
On the anniversary of the September 11th attacks, we look at how states have incorporated teaching about it into education standards.
Our new fact sheet explores the current state of civic education standards and its implications for young Americans' civic knowledge
As a group, states that strengthened their civic standards have higher youth turnout, though the biggest shift was between 2004 and 2008
Multiple stakeholders have a role to play in creating the conditions for increased and more equitable youth voting.
By: Jessica Gingold, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Data from our national survey of high school civics teachers shows that many understand the importance of teaching information literacy, but need support to do so.
In a new fact sheet and paper, we explore how Florida, Hawaii, and Tennessee are approaching civic education in order to better prepare young people for democracy.
A new fact sheet based on our national survey of civics and U.S. government teachers highlights key opportunities and challenges to improving civic education.