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Untapped Resources: Engaging Students in Preparation, Response and Recovery PDF - There are two ways to serve students help them when disaster strikes their community and empower them to help others in need. The purpose of this ECS Policy Brief is to emphasize the latter involve and prepare students for civic engagement as a means to prepare for and respond to disasters, if or when disaster strikes. (Terry Pickeral, Tiffani Lennon and Maurice Elias, Education Commission of the States, July 2006)...

Involving Students in Governance PDF - Education is as much about fostering citizenship as it is about preparing students for college and the workplace, according to this policy brief. The brief presents the benefits of involving students in education governance and policymaking. It includes examples, challenges, questions for state and local policymakers to consider, as well as recommendations and resources. (Jeffery J. Miller, Education Commission of the States, October 2004)...

State Citizenship Education Policies MS Word - This ECS StateNote shows which states address citizenship education through state statute course or exit exam requirements, and the assessment or accountability system inclusions. (Jeffery Miller and Jennifer Piscatelli, Education Commission of the States, updated 2004)...

Pledge of Allegiance MS Word PDF - Seventeen states enacted new pledge laws or amended policies in the 2002 or 2003 legislative session. This ECS StateNote includes charts and notes on different aspects of state requirements concerning the Pledge of Allegiance. (Jennifer Piscatelli, Education Commission of the States, August 2003)...

State Policies to Support Citizenship Education PDF - This policy brief provides an overview of state efforts to promote citizenship education, critical questions for policymakers, policy frameworks, and other resources for policymakers and education leaders. (Jeffery Miller, ECS' National Center for Learning and Citizenship, November 2003)...

State Policies on Citizenship Education MS Word PDF - Multistate policy compilation. (Education Commission of the States, June 1999)...

State Policies: Reasons for Requiring Citizenship Education MS Word PDF - Multistate policy compilation on the reasons/rationale for requiring citizenship education. (Julia Pirnack, Education Commission of the States, June 1999)...

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