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 Releases New Working Paper on How Adolescents Develop Trust

by Connie Flanagan and Leslie Gallay September 2008 CIRCLE releases a new working paper (#61) “Adolescent Development of Trust.”Below is a summary of the paper. Click here to download the report. Report Summary: Trust is often found to correlate with civic engagement. While there is a general belief that the foundations for trust develop prior Read More >

September 21st, 2008
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U.S. Civics Instruction: Content and Teaching Strategies

August 2007 by Mark Hugo Lopez & Emily Hoban Kirby A new CIRCLE fact sheet presents previously unreleased evidence from the 2006 CPHS survey about the themes emphasized in civics classes as well as the teaching strategies teachers employ in civics instruction. The research shows that government and civics classes continue to focus on traditional Read More >

August 28th, 2007
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