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Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: civic, nation, issue, brief, health, findings, life, america, key
Number of Pages: 28
Published: 2011-06-01
ISBN-10: 143794275X
ISBN-13: 9781437942750

The health of our republic relies on the opportunities made available for each citizen to contribute to building and maintaining the strength of their communities. This Issue Brief features national statistics, findings and key trends on civic engagement. Key findings include: Americans are coming together to solve challenges; They are tilting towards the issues and not running away from them; People who serve by volunteering are more likely to participate in the other elements of civic life; Volunteering and voting are the most common forms of civic engagement; Use of the Internet is positive
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Author: Amy K. Syvertsen
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: civic, outcomes, students, education, practices, changes
Number of Pages: 19
Published: 2008-07
ISBN-10: 1437902995
ISBN-13: 9781437902990

The power of civic educ. (CE) to elicit positive student outcomes has been documented. However, the field is only now beginning to understand the causal processes that bring about these positive changes in young people. żThe Civic Mission of Schoolsż lays out 6 żpromising approachesż to CE which emphasize the need for instruction that is relevant to young people, provides opportunities for practice, and moves beyond rote learning praxis. These approaches to CE yield positive, lasting outcomes in students. The goal of this project is to examine the association between activities regularly u
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Author: Charles Leadbeater
Publisher: Demos
Keywords: entrepreneurship, civic
Number of Pages: 89
Published: 1998
ISBN-10: 1898309396
ISBN-13: 9781898309390
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Author: Unknown
Publisher: Center for Civic Education
Keywords: government, civics, standards, national
Number of Pages: 179
Published: 1994
ISBN-10: 0898182166
ISBN-13: 9780898182163
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Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: learning, outcomes, social, understanding
Number of Pages: 132
Published: 2007-07-12
ISBN-10: 9264033106
ISBN-13: 9789264033108

Education is vital for economic success, both at the national and the individual level. But education also has significant social effects. This report is OECD’s first attempt to gather and synthesise developments in measuring these social effects. The report focuses on two broad areas: health, and civic and social engagement. In general, better educated people are healthier, and take more part in civic activities. Why should this be so? This publication draws on findings from 13 OECD countries (Austria, Flemish Belgium, Canada, Japan, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, South K
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Author: Charles Leadbeater
Publisher: Demos
Keywords: political, era, new, idea, spirit, civic
Number of Pages: 39
Published: 1997
ISBN-10: 1898309930
ISBN-13: 9781898309932
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Author: Kathleen A. Kendall-Tackett
Publisher: Civic Research Institute, Inc.
Keywords: violence, partner, intimate
Number of Pages: 26
Published: 2007-01-01
ISBN-10: 1887554602
ISBN-13: 9781887554602
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