What We’re Reading: Circle Working Paper #75
By Stephanie South, Program Associate, AASCU
To coincide with its recent announcement regarding the formation of a nonpartisan and scholarly Commission on Youth Voting & Civic Knowledge, CIRCLE has re-released a November 2012 summary of existing research entitled, “Voting Laws, Education, and Youth Civic Engagement: A Literature Review.”
- Civic education boosts knowledge and engagement.
- Election officials and agencies may be effective civic educators.
- Making registration and voting more convenient has a modest impact on turnout.
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