Facing History & Ourselves has partnered with New York City Public Schools’ Civics for All initiative to offer this semester-long Civics elective, designed to help high school students earn points toward the Seal of Civic Readiness. The Civics for All team will automatically accredit this Facing History elective, and the included civic participation project, for the Seal when submitted by your NYC school for approval.
Taking the Reconstruction era as a historical case study, and threading in thematically linked current events lessons, students will have repeated opportunities to make connections between key moments of civic engagement in the past and present. The course culminates in a civic participation project, allowing students to apply their studies in their communities. This elective may be supplemented by our Civic Knowledge Research Project, also designed to meet Seal requirements.
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