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Cooperative Civic Education and Economic Education Exchange Program

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CFDA Number: 84.304A Cooperative Civic Education International Exchange Program
84.304B Cooperative Civic Education and Economic Education Exchange Program

Program Type:
Competitive Grant 84.304A
Non-competitive Grant 84.304B
Also Known As: Education for Democracy Act, formerly known as International Education Exchange


Program Description

The purpose of this program is to: develop exemplary curricula and teacher training programs in civics, government, and economic education and make them available to educators from the United States and other eligible countries; assist eligible countries in the adaptation, implementation, and institutionalization of such programs; create and implement civics, government, and economic education programs for students that draw upon the experiences of participating eligible countries; and provide a means for the exchange of ideas and experiences in civics, government, and economic education among political, governmental, private sector, and education leaders of participating eligible countries.


Types of Projects

This program supports: seminars on the basic principles of U.S. constitutional democracy; visits to school systems and other organizations with programs in civics and government; and translations and adaptations of curricular programs in government and economic education.


 
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Last Modified: 04/03/2014