The curriculum definition as established by the U.S. Department of Education’s Classification of Instructional Programs (“CIP”): Instructional programs that prepare individuals for citizenship, and provide instruction in how citizens may engage in civic activities. (CIP Code #33)
Notable Programs in this Curriculum: American Citizenship Education; Community Awareness; Community Involvement.
Prominent figures related to this curriculum:
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Cesar Chavez (1927-1993)
Mexican-American civil rights activist and labor leader Wade Rathke (1948-Present)
The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now Ralph Nader (1934-Present)
American politician and high profile political activist
American Citizenship Education.
A program that prepares individuals to take the oath of United States citizenship and to exercise the attendant rights and responsibilities of citizenship.
A program that focuses on local government and history, current issues, and focuses on how individuals can keep abreast of important issues that may affect them.
A program that focuses on how individuals may become actively involved in the social, economic and political issues and events affecting them; and the roles and methods that are available to influence community life and public policy.
Canadian Citizenship Education.
(NEW) A program that prepares individuals to take the oath of Canadian citizenship and to exercise the attendant rights and responsibilities of citizenship.