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Document Number: 1677

Every Student A Citizen: Creating the Democratic Self PDF - This links to the executive summary of the final report of the National Study Group on Citizenship in K-12 Schools, which summarizes a framework and rationale for (1) articulating a pressing need to revitalize the civic mission of education, (2) advancing service-learning as a strategy that can challenge and guide students to meet their civic responsibilities and (3) engaging every student in activities that make a difference in their schools and communities. Find out the principles of best practices needed to support the development of the democratic self, challenges to current policy assumptions and recommendations for action at the school, district, community, state and national level. (Education Commission of the States, July 2000)...
Author: Terry Pickeral
Publisher: ECS

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