Our longstanding relationship with Illinois Civics Hub and other educators in the state has developed into a robust research-practice partnership with a profound impact on civic learning and on our own work.
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 evaluation of the Guardians of Democracy initiative points a way forward for making civics professional development successful, sustainable, and scalable.
The study will be funded by support from the W.T. Grant Foundation.
An update on our partnerships in Florida and Illinois focused on training teachers to incorporate effective civic education pedagogies.
The former Vice President lost the youth vote to Bernie Sanders by double digits, suggesting he still has work to do to appeal to young voters.
Learn about the work of organizations that worked to engage local youth in key states during the 2016 primaries.