Civic involvement starts years before voting

Published November 19: Matt Woolbright, Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Josh Rasp, a senior at Eaglecrest High School in Aurora, Colorado, spent the latter half of his junior year working to get his classmates registered to vote. He admits the first attempt was largely futile — a "total bust" in his words — but by the end of the year, nearly 90 percent of his class had registered. Read more...

Incentivizing Civic Learning and Engagement

Published November 9, 2016: Jan Brennan, Education Commission of the States

A vibrant democracy depends on the informed and active participation of citizens. A dedicated group of Colorado high school students did their part for democracy by conducting voter registration efforts at their schools this year.  Read more