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Data & Reports on Civic Education

Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE). 
Research and reports on civics knowledge and K-12 civics education.

A Crucible Moment
A report issued in 2012 by the American Association of Colleges and Universities on the civic mission of institutions of higher education

Harvard Public Opinion Project
Since 2000, this biannual poll has examined the political opinions and civic engagement of Americans ages 18-19. Run by the Harvard Institute of Politics.

The International Civic and Citizenship Education Study
Run by the International Association for the Advancement of Education Achievement, this survey includes data on civics education in 31 countries around the world.

National Center for Education Statistics
Located within the U.S. Department of Education, the National Center for Education Statistics collects data and supplies analysis on education in the United States. The NCES website includes surveys and reports on civic assessment and civic education.

The Nation's Report Card - Civics
The Nation’s Report Card uses data compiled by the National Assessment of Education Progress to present a snapshot analysis of education issues. A nationally representative sample of 9,100 eight-graders participated in the 2014 civics assessment.

Run by NORC at the University of Chicago this data project focuses on measuring various social capital indicators in a variety of neighborhoods in the U.S.

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