YPP Network Description

The MacArthur Research Network on Youth and Participatory Politics (YPP) formed out of recognition that youth are critical to the future of democracy and that the digital age is introducing technological changes that are impacting how youth develop into informed, engaged, and effective actors.

What's The Right Way To Teach Civics?

Two years ago, the board of the Joe Foss Institute, an Arizona-based nonprofit, started to wonder what else they could be doing to foster civic-mindedness in school-aged children. What if the institute could influence changes in curricula?

Publication Date: 
August 4, 2015