Democracy

A Crucible Moment: College Learning & Democracy’s Future

Accredited Author: he National Task Force on Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement

Summary: This report from the National Task Force on Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement calls on the nation to reclaim higher education's civic mission. Commissioned by the Department of Education and released at a White... Read on...

A Year at Mission Hill - Report

Summary: This report tells the story of the reach and impact of the #YearatMH campaign of 2013, during which over 50 partner organizations helped spread the 10 chapters of the "A Year at Mission Hill" film to hundreds of... Read on...

Center for Civic Education

Summary: The Center for Civic Education is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational corporation dedicated to promoting an enlightened and responsible citizenry committed to democratic principles and actively engaged in the practice... Read on...

Center for Democracy and Citizenship

Summary: For two decades, the Center for Democracy and Citizenship has led in the field of civic engagement by using theory-based practices to make democracy a way of life. In addition to conducting ongoing research, the center... Read on...

Civil Rights Framework

Accredited Author: Multiple Authors

Summary: Leading civil rights organizations provide a Civil Rights Framework for the re-authorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. From the report: "As civil rights organizations, it is our responsibility to... Read on...

Community Organizing as an Education Reform Strategy Series

Summary: This powerful series was created by the Annenberg Institute for School Reform and the Nellie Mae Education Foundation.

"Community organizing for school reform offers an urgently needed alternative to traditional... Read on...

Democracy at Risk: The Need for a New Federal Policy in Education

Accredited Author: The Forum for Education and Democracy

Summary: Report by the Forum for Education and Democracy that provides analysis and recommendations that call for a new federal role in education to provide every child with the skills needed to strengthen our democracy. Drafted... Read on...

Rated: 32121 (3/5), based on 2 reviews Posted in InformationResearchSchool Change and Education Reform

Democratic Dialogue

Summary: Democratic Dialogue is committed to the critical exploration of democratic ideals in education and society through a program of international collaborative research and dissemination. We engage educators, political... Read on...

Digital Democracy

Summary: In 2008, we formed Digital Democracy (Dd) based on a simple but powerful idea: Technology should be used to empower even the most marginalized groups to engage in democratic action, whether locally, on a national or... Read on...

Rated: 43211 (4/5), based on 1 review Posted in The NetworkOrganizations

International Democratic Education Institute

Summary: The goal of the International Democratic Education Institute is to bring together Bowling Green State University faculty, community leaders and other educators from the US and abroad to promote democracy through... Read on...

Rated: 54321 (5/5), based on 1 review Posted in ShowcaseTeacher Education

Mike Rose’s Blog

Accredited Author: Mike Rose

Summary: Rose's philosophy is this: "A deep belief in the ability of the common person, a commitment to educational, occupational, and cultural opportunity to develop that ability, and an affirmation of public institutions and... Read on...

Posted in The NetworkBlogs

Mission Hill K-8 School

Summary: The Mission Hill School is a Boston Public Pilot School in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts serving approximately 220 children, ages 3-14 (grades K-8). The small learning community emphasizes a project-based, collaborative... Read on...

New Organizing Institute

Summary: At NOI, we develop the practice of Engagement Organizing, and leaders who are great at it.

Peter Levine’s Blog

Accredited Author: Peter Levine

Summary: Peter Levine is Director of CIRCLE, The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement, and Research director of Tufts University's Jonathan Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service. He... Read on...

Posted in The NetworkBlogs

Public Achievement

Summary: Young people want to shape the world around them. Through Public Achievement, they have that opportunity. Through Public Achievement, people of all ages work with others to meet challenges and solve problems. They... Read on...

Q.E.D Foundation

Summary: Q.E.D. Foundation is a nonprofit organization providing training, coaching, and strategic consulting in the re-engagement of disengaged learners, effective design of engaging learning, youth voice, democratic practices,... Read on...

Rated: 32121 (3/5), based on 2 reviews Posted in The NetworkOrganizations

Rethinking Schools’ teaching and curriculum resources

Summary: The leading education journal on social justice issues and progressive pedagogy, Rethinking Schools also offers a great deal of teaching and curriculum resources for teachers and youth workers. You'll find practical... Read on...

Rated: 32121 (3/5), based on 2 reviews Posted in Action and ChangeLesson Plans and Activities

The Leader as Martial Artist

Accredited Author: Arnold Mindell

Summary: This is a must read for those who want to understand how conflict, deep democracy, and challenge are the best opportunities for an organization to be dynamic and matter. Creator of the term "process oriented... Read on...

The Patchwork School

Summary: A preschool and elementary program with the motto "freedom, responsibility, and compassion," The Patchwork School works with children, families and the community to preserve every person's right to a life of... Read on...

Rated: 54321 (5/5), based on 12 reviews Posted in ShowcaseK-12 Schools

The Schools We Need

Accredited Author: Erik Reece

Summary: In a must-read piece in Orion Magazine, professor Erik Reece explains why democratic education is essential. For democracy to function, he says, public education must nurture both individual self-invention and social... Read on...

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