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November 26, 2013

Report Urges Steps to Revitalize Civic Education in U.S. Schools

The authors call for a revitalization of civic education to better prepare young people to become active and engaged citizens and ensure a vibrant democratic society.

September 23, 2013

Urban Extracurriculars Need Coordination, Study Finds

Study finds urban afterschool programs need mayoral support to coordinate services.

October 10, 2012

Civic Education Found Lacking in Most States

New research finds few states assess students in civic education, a decline from 2001, which researchers say is due to a national focus on English Language Arts and mathematics.

March 06, 2012

Bridgeport Community Association to Teach Parents Advocacy

How do parents learn to be successful advocates for their students? In Bridgeport, Conn., there's training for that. Thanks to a $30,000 grant from the Fairfield County Community Foundation, the Bridgeport Child Advocacy Coalition (BCAC) will be teaching parents "Civic Engagement 101," with two go...

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