ERIC Number: EJ464767
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Discovering a Democratic Tradition and Educating for Public Politics.
Leppard, Lynden J.
Social Education, v57 n1 p23-26 Jan 1993
Asserts that preparing students to be rational decision makers in a democracy and productive participants in the economy are major goals of education. Argues social studies education must provide opportunities for analysis and decision making related to current major issues. Identifies the National Issues Forum in the Classroom program as an excellent model for this type of citizenship preparation. (CFR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
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