ERIC Number: ED480419
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
The Connection between Civic and Economic Education. ERIC Digest.
Branson, Margaret Stimmann
There is a necessary connection between civics and economics in education for democracy. This connection should be reflected in school curricula. This digest discusses: (1) federal legislation and programs promoting civics and economics; (2) the connections between civics and economics in the study of the U.S. Constitution; (3) the status of economic education in the schools; and (4) recommendations for strengthening the connection between civics and economics in the school curriculum. (BT)
Descriptors: Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Civics, Democracy, Economics, Economics Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Social Studies
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Publication Type: 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.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: United States Constitution