We have come to take
democracy for granted, and civic education has fallen by the wayside.
John G. Roberts, Jr., Chief Justice of the United States December 31, 2019
Since 2015, the Civic Education Center has guided US History teachers, in grades 5, 8 and 11, to use civil dialogue, inquiry and exciting civic service projects to deliver the state curriculum. This year, we serve 29 teachers and 1,600 students in Fresno, Sanger, Caruthers and Fowler.
Students analyze a specific school or community problem or issue using appropriate lenses from civics, economics, geography, and history; and take and evaluate actions on the issue.
HISTORY SOCIAL SCIENCE FRAMEWORK; Chapter 13 (CA Department of Education, 2017)