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

April 2010 Edition of CIRCLE’s Quarterly Newsletter Available

The April edition (v7. i2) of CIRCLE’s quarterly newsletter, Around the CIRCLE, can be downloaded from here. The newsletter includes a variety of articles including: The Civic Mission of Schools: A Review of the Research Evaluation of Large Urban School District Shows Schools Can Increase Civic Engagement Massachusetts Senate Election: Youth Turnout Was Just 15, Read More >

March 22nd, 2010
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Massachusetts Senate Election: Youth Turnout Was Just 15%, Compared to 57% for Older Citizens; Young Voters Favored Coakley

Interviews with Experts Available; Contact David Roscow at 703-276-2772 x21 or dave@tricomassociates.com Tisch College, Medford/Somerville, Mass – In the special election for Massachusetts Senator, young voters (age 18-29) preferred Democrat Martha Coakley over Republican Scott Brown by 58%-40% (with 2% for other candidates), according to a survey of 1,000 voters conducted on January 19, by Read More >

January 20th, 2010
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FEATURED: Spiral of Rebellion: Conflict Seeking of Democratic Adolescents in Republican Counties

by Michael McDevitt November 2009 A study of adolescents living in red and blue counties during the 2006 midterm elections shows a striking pattern of Democratic youth thriving in political expression and debate when exposed to Republican ideological climates.  Democratic adolescents were more likely to talk with parents and friends about politics, disagree openly, test Read More >

November 9th, 2009
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May 6th, 2009
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Peter Levine at New America Foundation

CIRCLE director Peter Levine presents a new paper on the Millennials’ political opinions at the New America Foundation: details.

Categories: Research Topics
February 13th, 2009
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