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

The Civic Mission of Schools: A Review of the Research

April 19th, 2010
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In February of 2003, Carnegie Corporation of New York and CIRCLE issued a major report on the state of K-12 civic education, The Civic Mission of Schools (CMS). Seven years later, the report continues to inspire a well defined research agenda and an advocacy campaign by the Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools and its coalition members. New CIRCLE-supported research validates the “six promising approaches” for effectively providing K-12 civic education that were proposed in the report.

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