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

Top 8 Takeaways about Young Voters and the 2014 Election

Each election year, the headlines about youth voters tend to be the same. The relatively low turnout rate is usually lamented, and sometimes there is some analysis of whether one party (usually the Democrats) benefited from youth support. But it is important to see complexities and derive subtler lessons. Here are our eight takeaways from Read More >

November 12th, 2014
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Youth Voting: In the Classroom and at the Polls [by Carrie Donovan]

A recent Working Paper released by CIRCLE outlined the positive civic effects of Kids Voting USA. The interactive curriculum exposes K-12 students to the fundamentals of voting during an election campaign. Researchers found that Kids Voting students were more likely to talk about voting at home, thereby stimulating their parents’ interest in the election and Read More >

December 19th, 2004
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