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Citizenship Education at the State, District and School Levels
This set of documents analyze citizenship education at the state, school district and school building levels.

Citizenship Education Policy Brief
This policy brief reviews current data and recent state action in support of citizenship education. It highlights eight states' standards which go beyond the teaching of knowledge and extend to skills and dispositions, analyzes common characteristics of state standards and concludes with questions for policymakers.

Welcome to the ECS National Center for Learning and Civic Engagement's (NCLCE) State Policies for Citizenship Education Database

The NCLCE has developed this database of state policies to support citizenship education for K-12 students. From this database, you can generate profiles of the state policies for citizenship education in individual states and view 50-state reports on state policies for citizenship education.

Click on one of the options below to access reports from the database.

State Profiles

50 State Reports





  1. Civics or Citizenship Education Standards and Curriculum Frameworks

  2. Citizenship Education - Inclusion in Assessment and Accountability Systems

  3. Civics, Citizenship or Social Studies Addressed in Other State Statutes or Administrative Code

The collection and analysis of this database is supported by CIRCLE, the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement and the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

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