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Philadelphia’s Constitution High School and its Partnerships: A Formative Evaluation

Released January 1, 2010

The National Constitution Center has partnered with the School District of Philadelphia to create Constitution High School. The Constitution Center hired RFA to provide formative feedback to assist the school and its partners in moving forward with the next phase of their work and partnership. The research focused on the enactment of the school’s three instructional themes (active citizenship, democratic deliberation, knowledge of history) and on the school’s partnerships.

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