CIRCLE (The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement)
conducts research on the civic and political engagement of young Americans.
The Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement

CIRCLE Launches Online Seminar to Discuss Youth Engagement Report

To enhance and broaden the discussions around the report of our Commission on Youth Voting and Civic Knowledge, we have developed a FREE, five-week, open online seminar that will extend research and recommendations from the report.

December 6th, 2013
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FEATURED: New CIRCLE Working Paper on K12 Civic Education

by Myiah J. Hutchens & William P. Eveland, Jr. August 2009 In CIRCLE Working Paper #65, the authors examine the effects of exposure to various elements of a civics curriculum on civic participation, two forms of political knowledge, internal political efficacy, political cynicism, news elaboration, discussion elaboration and various forms of interpersonal and mediated political Read More >

August 26th, 2009
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Peter Levine at Rhode Island civics summit

CIRCLE Director Peter Levine will give the keynote address at the Rhode Island Civic Education Summer Institute, Providence College, at 8:45 am.

Categories: Research Topics
June 3rd, 2009
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FEATURED: New CIRCLE Working Paper on K12 Civic Education

by Britt Wilkenfeld June 2009 CIRCLE releases a new working paper (#64) “Does Context Matter? How the Family, Peer, School, and Neighborhood  Contexts Relate to Adolescents’ Civic Engagement” Report Summary: A new CIRCLE Working Paper (#64) by Britt Wilkenfeld examines the effects of several systems of influence (schools, families, neighborhoods, etc) on civic outcomes.  The Read More >

June 1st, 2009
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CIRCLE at AASCU American Democracy Project Meeting

Abby Kiesa and Emily Kirby will facilitate a workshop  – The 2008 Election and College Students: What Happened and What We Can Do to Keep Students Engaged. http://www.aascu.org/meetings/adp09/

Categories: Research Topics
April 9th, 2009
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