A detailed plan reimagining civic education shows a way toward a healthy American democracy at a time of deep polarization.
Youth Voting Rights articles on Democracy Chronicles
Find the latest news on youth voting rights in this section. Many policy areas specifically affect youth voting more than others such as education and the voting age. Ensuring youth participation in democracy is critically important for a successful system and the general trend in lower voter turnout for youth is a disaster.
Legislation the House is to debate this week will decide the potential political power of the many generations now joining the electorate.
Over 90 US college campuses now use ranked choice voting as Georgia State University adopts the highly valued election method.
Cities in 13 states and the District of Columbia have the legal ability to lower the voting age for local elections through amendments.
The state Senate passed bipartisan legislation that would require classes on civics to be taught in the state’s middle schools.
Very interesting new research suggests that humor may help keep people informed about politics.
For years, civics has been neglected in favor of math and English, subjects with federally mandated annual tests.
If you’re struggling with how to dive into the topic with your children, let books be your guide.
Students are getting really creative ahead of National Voter Registration Day. These innovative strategies aim to get more peers registered to vote.
Poll workers are in short supply despite elections being around the corner in November. Young people are, however, doing much to save the election.