Learn more about the policy issues DemocracyReady NY is currently tackling and how you can get involved.

Assessment of Civic Readiness

Understanding various approaches for assessing the full extent to which students are being prepared for capable civic participation.

Civic Education Equity and Access

Advancing policy and practice to ensure all students are prepared for civic participation.

Discussing Controversial Topics in the Classroom

Exploring strategies by which the state, districts, and schools can support effective classroom discussion of controversial topics.

Early Civic Learning

Developing strategies for improving civic learning in the early grades.

Media Literacy Education

Advancing access to media literacy education for all students throughout the state.

Youth Engagement

Creating opportunities to advance youth civic agency and engagement to empower all New York students. 

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