ERIC Number: ED448095
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Youth, Civic Engagement, and International Education.
This paper notes the decline of civic participation in the United States, focusing on youth disengagement. It discusses the role of schools in promoting civic education and awareness of international policy. The paper discusses three examples of civic education programs now being offered at the secondary school level: (1) Choices in Education Project; (2) The Capitol Forum; and (3) Operation Day's Work. (BT)
Descriptors: Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Foreign Policy, Global Approach, High Schools, International Communication, International Cooperation, International Education, International Relations, International Studies, Public Policy, Social Studies, World Affairs
Choices for the 21st Century Education Project, Watson Institute for International Studies, Box 1948, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912; Tel: 401-863-3155; Fax: 401-863-1247; E-mail: (firstname.lastname@example.org); Web site: http://www.choices.edu.
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Brown Univ., Providence, RI. Thomas J. Watson, Jr. Inst. for International Studies.