Research on Capitol Hill

Presenter and Co-Presenter(s)

Alison Fabricius-Gardner, Utah State University


Education is key to building a strong society. Political leaders throughout the centuries realized that tailoring education in specific ways would bring specific results. The education system develops future members of society impacting civic engagement and the work force, both of which are political.

This research identifies historical educational trends, both what political leaders desired and how they implemented policy to reach those goals. It also looks at the give and take between political goal and societal reception.

Lastly this research shows how these changing trends impact students in the classroom and how they are prepared for the work force and civic involvement.

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Research On Capitol Hill 2016

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