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Civic Education Resources

created Mar 20, 2018 01:21 PM
The California History-Social Science Project website includes a civic education resources page:  http://chssp.ucdavis.edu/civic-education   There you will find the recent Current Context ...

Enlightened Self-Interest: the Secret Sauce of Civic Education

created Mar 14, 2018 12:10 PM
by Nancy McTygue, Executive Director I grew up in a one-stoplight town in rural Sonoma County and in 1982 I took the biggest and most exciting trip I’d ever taken.  I got on a Greyhound bus ...

We Can Do Better: Lessons from Charlottesville

created Aug 14, 2017 01:41 PM
by Nancy McTygue, Executive Director The images are horrifying – angry white men with torches lit marching through a southern town on a summer night.  Bodies flying in the air after being ...

How to Implement the FAIR Act

created Jun 12, 2017 11:58 AM
by Beth Slutsky, Ph.D., Program Coordinator Since January we’ve had the honor of traveling the state to introduce educators and administrators to the new HSS Framework.  Regardless of where we ...

Is Voting a Civil Rights Issue?

created May 24, 2017 02:51 PM
This teaching blog post is meant to accompany the recent Current Context issue on the Supreme Court's ruling Cooper v. Harris, regarding racial gerrymandering. Reading Supreme Court decisions ...
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