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What can schools do to improve civic engagement?

created Dec 12, 2018 03:57 PM
What the research says and what it means for your classroom by Nancy McTygue, Executive Director In last week’s blog post , I wrote about the new federal lawsuit charging the state of ...
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Civic Education: Our Democratic Responsibility

created Dec 06, 2018 02:29 PM
by Nancy McTygue, Executive Director “…a government resting upon popular suffrage cannot be successful unless those who elect and who obey their governors are educated.  Since a democratic ...

Civic Education Resources

created Mar 20, 2018 01:21 PM
The California History-Social Science Project website includes a civic education resources page:  http://chssp.ucdavis.edu/civic-education   There you will find the recent Current Context ...

Enlightened Self-Interest: the Secret Sauce of Civic Education

created Mar 14, 2018 12:10 PM
by Nancy McTygue, Executive Director I grew up in a one-stoplight town in rural Sonoma County and in 1982 I took the biggest and most exciting trip I’d ever taken.  I got on a Greyhound bus ...

We Can Do Better: Lessons from Charlottesville

created Aug 14, 2017 01:41 PM
by Nancy McTygue, Executive Director The images are horrifying – angry white men with torches lit marching through a southern town on a summer night.  Bodies flying in the air after being ...
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