A new CIRCLE paper explores the potential of innovative ways of measuring civic skills and knowledge.
Our analysis shows that these promising pedagogical practices work, but racial and socioeconomic gaps in civic knowledge remain
By: Matthew A. Diemer, University of Michigan; Ellen Hawley McWhirter, University of Oregon; Emily J. Ozer, University of California-Berkeley; Luke J. Rapa, Michigan State University
By: Kate Hagner (SCA), Amy K. Syvertsen, Ph.D. (Search Institute), Theresa K. Sullivan, Ed.D. (Search Institute)
By: Sigal Ben-Porath and Rand Quinn, with Gideon Dishon, Nimet Eren and Tom Szczesny
Guest Post – The Power of Youth-Led Organizations: Issue Organizing, Voter Engagement, and Leadership Development
By: Eric Braxton is the executive director of the Funders’ Collaborative on Youth Organizing
By: Liana Wang, High School Democrats of America
By: Elizabeth A. Bennion, Professor of Political Science at Indiana University South Bend and Host of WNIT’s Politically Speaking
An evaluation by former CIRCLE Director Peter Levine underscores the value of a developmental approach to youth civic engagement.