CERG Description

The goal of the Civic Engagement Research Group (CERG) is to provide an evidence base that informs the design of policies and programs that promote the development of citizens for an effective, just, and humane democratic society.

Why getting kids 'college and career ready' isn't enough
by Joseph Kahne
October 20, 2014
Joe Kahne makes the case for the importance of civic education in the Washington Post's Answer Sheet. He argues that the way to revitalize our democracy is to provide supports and opportunities for youth to connect to the issues they care about in informed and effective ways.