With generous philanthropic support, two CIRCLE-led initiatives in 2023 helped educators strategize how to support teaching for democracy.
Community leaders and institutions can learn from and implement strategies and tools used by educators to teach and engage youth.
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.
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.
Our updated scan of state codes that encourage or facilitate electoral engagement and education for youth before they turn 18.
These educators are learning together, supporting each other, and strengthening the implementation of Educating for American Democracy.
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.
With librarians serving as trusted civic educators, libraries can be spaces for nonpartisan voter registration, for youth-led conversations about issues, and for creating media.