What the re-emergence of civics education means for schools

08/2/2013 | KQED.org

Civics recently has experienced a comeback as more districts are making government and citizenship lessons a priority in schools, and organizations such as We the People and iCivics are offering lesson plans and learning games for teachers to use in classrooms. Sam Chaltain, author of "American Schools: The Art of Creating a Democratic Learning Community," said schools should serve as examples of democracy to students. "Research overwhelmingly says the best learning environments are ones in which people have a sense of choice and voice," he said.

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