Civics Education

Links to articles about civics education

  • WPSBA is a member of DemocracyReady NY a multigenerational, statewide, nonpartisan coalition committed to preparing all New York students for civic participation.

    One vital aspect of civic education is DISCUSSING CONTROVERSIAL TOPICS IN THE CLASSROOM. 

    This practice helps students develop democratic dispositions to respect other points of view, weigh evidence, and become informed about the issues they will confront in the public sphere.

    See more HERE including DemocracyReady NY's full report and NYSSBA's model policy.