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

Youth Voting: In the Classroom and at the Polls [by Carrie Donovan]

December 19th, 2004
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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 positively affecting their voting behavior.

Download the article here.

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