Preparing Children and Youth for Civic Life in the Era of Truth Decay: Insights from the American Teacher Panel
In this report, part of a series tied to the Truth Decay initiative, national survey results from U.S. teachers demonstrate how they promote students' civic learning and the conditions that support or hinder those efforts.
Dec 8, 2020
Social Studies Teachers' Trust in Institutions and Groups: Civic Development in the Era of Truth Decay
This Data Note, one in a series, describes survey responses from social studies teachers for kindergarten through 12th grade about their trust in institutions and willingness to accept recommendations or information from members of particular groups.
Aug 24, 2020
Social Studies Teachers' Perspectives on Key Civic Outcomes in 2010 and 2019: Civic Development in the Era of Truth Decay
This Data Note, one in a series, describes changes in high school teachers' perspectives regarding the importance of teaching various topics related to students' civic development and regarding the role of social studies instruction more generally.
Aug 3, 2020
Public schools play a role in combating Truth Decay by supporting students' civic development. Teachers' instructional materials provide a window into civic education; this Data Note unpacks where these materials come from and how they are used.
Jul 13, 2020
As part of the RAND Corporation's Truth Decay initiative, researchers surveyed public-school social studies teachers about approaches to civic education. This report, one in a series of six, provides technical information about the survey.
Jun 29, 2020
This Data Note examines social studies teachers' reports regarding how they and their schools promote media literacy and the appropriate use of media. It also summarizes teachers' perceptions of challenges associated with media literacy and use.
Jun 29, 2020
The Health and Economic Impacts of Nonpharmaceutical Interventions to Address COVID-19: A Decision Support Tool for State and Local Policymakers
There is an urgent need for an assessment of public health interventions to address coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and determine when to relax them. This document describes the COVID-19 Decision Support Tool, which is designed to fill that need.
May 4, 2020