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

College- vs. Non-College-Bound Youth: Is the Civic Participation Gap Widening?

In the current issue of the Journal of Research on Adolescence, Amy Syvertsen, Laura Wray-Lake, Constance Flanagan, Wayne Osgood, and Laine Briddell analyzed annual survey data collected as part of the Monitoring the Future Survey to trace high school seniors’ (age 17-19) civic and political participation from 1976 through 2005 . The results confirmed the Read More >

November 4th, 2011
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Volunteering Eases Return to Civilian Life for Young Veterans

November 2009 Tisch College, Medford/Somerville, Mass. – Recent veterans who have volunteered since returning to the United States show a better adjustment to civilian life than their fellow returned servicemen and women who have not volunteered, according to a new report issued in time for Veterans Day. The report shows that volunteering helps bolster ties Read More >

November 11th, 2009
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Civic Education Boosts 21st-Century Skills

According to a new paper by Judith Torney-Purta and Britt S.Wilkenfeld, “Civic education, especially when it is interactive and involves discussion of current issues, is an important way to develop the skills that young Americans need to succeed in the 21st Century workforce. Students who experience interactive discussion-based civic education (either by itself or in Read More >

Categories: K-12 Civic Education
October 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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May 6th, 2009
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