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State Civic Education Policy Framework: A guide for policymakers

While many Americans might agree on the importance of preparing young people for democratic life, civic education receives relatively less attention than other school subjects. With guidance from civic education leaders from across the country, including Campus Compact president Andrew Seligsohn and Campus Compact of the Mountain West executive director Stephanie Schooley, the National Center for Learning and Civic Engagement developed the┬áState Civic Education Policy Framework.┬áThis effort is intended to guide state policymakers as they address the complexities of preparing students for college, career and civic life. The State Civic Education Policy Framework captures the expertise and recommendations of meeting…