Educating for Democracy

New York State Campaign for The Civic Mission of Schools

(Funded under a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York)


"Education in civics and government should not be incidental to the schooling of American youth but a central purpose of education."

--Charles Quigley, Center for Civic Education


This website presents a preK-12 civics education scope and sequence for New York State teachers, supervisors, and curriculum developers including the following components: Concepts, Content understandings, Learning objectives, Knowledge goals, Learning skills and Civic dispositions.