Facing History’s work supports an essential goal of American public education: preparing students for life in a democracy. Facing History believes civic education must:
From Reflection to Action: A Choosing to Participate Toolkit provides a flexible model of reflection and action that can range from one class period at the end of a Facing History unit to a semester-long elective or independent civic action project.
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Facing History significantly increases:
Facing History students score higher than peers on a civic responsibility index. Facing History alumni are more civically involved than peers: more likely to vote, to participate in a civic or community group, and to discuss current events.
See how Facing History’s resources meet the newly revised MA History and Social Science Framework.
Learn about our partnership with the Chicago Public Schools.
Facing History resources recommended in the New York Department of Education’s Civics for All curriculum.
Facing History is proud to collaborate with these partners to advance civic learning:
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