Working Papers - K-12 Civic Education
In-depth analysis on a particular issue in the field of civic engagement can be found in CIRCLE’s working papers.
RSSWorking Papers - K-12 Civic Education
Today, we release a short fact sheet that describes three recent civic education policy changes. We also release a longer paper that takes an initial look at the process behind each proposal and some of the issues faced by the educators tasked with implementing them.
CIRCLE Working Paper #73 finds that participation in extracurricular activities, in general, promotes voting, though some activities (notably, some sports) decrease it.
FEATURED: The Classroom-Kitchen Table Connection: The Effects of Political Discussion on Youth Knowledge and Efficacy
CIRCLE Working Paper #72 addresses whether efforts to systematically incorporate media into school curricula increases several elements of civic engagement, including students’ media use, political knowledge or their sense of being able to understand and influence politics (internal political efficacy)
FEATURED: Schoolwide Civic Intervention May Help to Increase Community Service Participation Among Students of All Backgrounds
CIRCLE Working Paper 58: An Interim Report of the Evaluation of a Comprehensive High School Civic Engagement Intervention in Hudson, MA
Working Paper 50: Civil Rights Activists in the Information Age: The Development of Math Literacy Workers
Working Paper 49: Experiments in Political Socialization: Kids Voting USA as a Model for Civic Education Reform
Working Paper 48: Assessing School Citizenship Education Climate: Implications for the Social Studies
Working Paper 47: Developing Indicators and Measures of Civic Outcomes for Elementary School Students
Working Paper 34: Survey of Civic Learning Opportunities for Out-of-School Youth in the Adult Education and Literacy System
Working Paper 33: The Impact of Participation in Service-Learning on High School Students’ Civic Engagement
Working Paper 30: Recognizing the Role of Community in Civic Education: Lessons from Hull House, Highlander Folk School, and the Neighborhood Learning Community
Working Paper 28: Voice in the Classroom: How an Open Classroom Environment Facilitates Adolescents’ Civic Development
Working Paper 17: Trust in Government-Related Institutions and Civic Engagement among Adolescents: Analysis of Five Countries from the IEA Civic Education Study