ERIC Number: ED454153
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Highlights of U.S. Results from the International IEA Civic Education Study (CivEd).
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
This brochure presents highlights from "What Democracy Means to Ninth-Graders: U.S. Results from the International IEA Civic Education Study," a report that analyzes the U.S. results of the 1999 International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) Civic Education Study, Phase 2. The study was designed to assess the civic knowledge of 14-year-old students across 28 countries. This brochure contains briefs of the results on the following topics: "The Civic Achievement of U.S. Students in International Perspective"; "The School and Classroom Context of Civic Knowledge"; "The Demographic, Socioeconomic, and Out-of-School Context of Civic Knowledge"; "Concepts of Democracy, Citizenship, and Government"; "Attitudes of U.S. Students toward National and International Civic Issues"; and "Current and Expected Activities Related to Politics." (Contains seven figures.) (BT)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Civics, Comparative Analysis, Cross Cultural Studies, Democracy, Democratic Values, Grade 9, Political Issues, Secondary Education, Social Science Research, Social Studies, Student Attitudes, Student Surveys, Tables (Data)
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: United States
IES Cited: ED457204