Excellence in Civic Engagement School Application

*Please complete the following questions pertaining to your school. *Complete and submit application by May 1st, 2014. *For additional guidance and support in completing this application please locate the rubric and exemplars located at www.azed.gov/civicengagement under application.
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Please read the following questions thoroughly regarding each of the six proven practices in civic learning and provide examples when requested.

For additional guidance and support, please locate the rubric and exemplars located at www.azed.gov/civicengagement under application.

PROVEN PRACTICE #1: Provide instruction in Government, History, Law and Democracy.

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PROVEN PRACTICE #2: Incorporate discussion of current local, national, and international issues and events into the classroom, particularly those that young people view as important to their lives.

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PROVEN PRACTICE #3: Design and implement academic Service-Learning teaching strategies in which teachers link the formal curriculum and classroom instruction directly to community service project(s).

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PROVEN PRACTICE #4: Offer extracurricular activities that provide opportunities for young people to get involved in their schools and communities.

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PROVEN PRACTICE #5: Encourage student participation in school governance.

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PROVEN PRACTICE #6: Encourage students’ participation in simulations of democratic processes and procedures.

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