Citizenship Education - Inclusion in Assessment and Accountability Systems
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Citizenship Education - Inclusion in Assessment and Accountability Systems

September 2013


This report highlights state policies on the inclusion of citizenship education (often defined as social studies) within state assessment and accountability systems.


State assessments include civics, citizenship education or social studies State accountability system includes civics, citizenship education or social studies
Alabama
Alaska
American Samoa
Arizona
Arkansas
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Guam
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Puerto Rico
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Virgin Islands
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
Federal


This database will be updated as we learn of policy changes. If you have comments about the information presented or the database, please contact Brady Delander at bdelander@ecs.org or 303.299.3622. Creation of this database was initially made possible through the support of the Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) and the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

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