Post 1: Background on European Civics Education

When starting a research project, acquiring background information on the topic of inquiry is critical, as such information aids in providing direction and structuring the line of inquiry. My project desperately desires this direction and structure, as there is a plethora of available information as I seek to understand how the European Union is presented […]

Abstract: How Europe learns about itself: Changes to Civics Education in the EU since 2008

For the last twenty years, the European Union and its member states have experienced a phenomenal change in their political dynamics. Namely, the European Union has increasingly grown in powers and abilities, coming to resemble a state in the international community. However, despite these increasing powers, the European Union as a political organization is widely […]

A Little Progress is Still Progress: Final Update

After seven weeks of examining redistricting from the angle of students, school board members, parents, and community members, it was clear to me that from all points of view, some progress has been made toward educational equity in Williamsburg-James City County middle schools. During school observations, I found the consequences of overcrowding and the imbalance […]