Special Commission on Civic Engagement and Learning to discuss report and recommendations

January 24, 2013 ... After a yearlong study of civic education in the Commonwealth, the Special Commission on Civic Engagement and Learning, led by Sen. Richard T. Moore, Chairman of the panel, will release its report, “Renewing the Social Compact,” and recommendations at an event on Monday, January 28, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. in Rm. 222 at the State House.

The Special Commission on Civic Engagement and Learning was revived and continued under Section 106 of Chapter 68 of the Acts of 2011 and charged with studying, reporting and making recommendations relative to civic engagement and learning in the Commonwealth. The Commission was comprised of legislative, administrative, education, and special interest group leaders and officials.

This event will:

  • Provide a synopsis of the Commission’s investigation into civic engagement and learning in the Commonwealth;

  • Highlight the current status and importance of civic education in Massachusetts; and

  • Describe the Commission’s recommendations for promoting civic engagement and learning in elementary and secondary, higher, and adult education across the Commonwealth.

Commission members will be available to discuss the report and recommendations.

Special Commission on Civic Engagement and Learning Report

Appendix 1 - Commission Member Comments & Feedback
Appendix 2 - Nations Report Card Civics
Appendix 3 - A Crucible Moment
Appendix 4 - Civic Mission of Schools
Appendix 5 - Guardian of Democracy
Appendix 6 - An Act to involve youth in civic engagement
Appendix 7 - Pioneer Institute - Report on History in Schools
Appendix 8 - Corporate Citizenship Awards

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