ERIC Number: ED446027
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Youth Summits: Law-Related Education for Violence Prevention. ERIC Digest.
The youth summit, which engages adolescent students, public officials, and lawyers in discourse and deliberation about critical social problems and legal issues, is becoming a popular method of law-related education. This Digest discusses (1) the youth summit concept in law-related education; (2) examples of youth summits across the United States; (3) support for youth summits by organizations of lawyers and educators; (4) best practices for youth summits; and (5) resources for youth summits. (Author/BB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Citizenship Education, Delinquency, Law Related Education, Prevention, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Violence, Workshops, Youth Programs
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education, Bloomington, IN.