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Document Number: 7021

Youth Legislative Engagement Initiative: An Overview of Effective Strategies to Design, Implement and Sustain Youth Legislative Initiatives PDF - The nation faces a youth citizenry that is disengaged and lacks the necessary knowledge, skills and dispositions to participate in and carry out their civic duties. This ECS policy brief summarizes the state-level goals and accomplishments of the Youth Legislative Engagement project. Recommendations build cooperation between state legislators and students to enable students to develop civic competencies to contribute to our democracy now and in the future. (Tiffani Lennon, Education Commission of the States, July 2006)...
Author: Tiffani Lennon
Publisher: Education Commission of the States

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