Santa Clara County Office of Education

Research shows that robust civic learning helps students beyond the classroom – giving them opportunities to analyze, address, and ultimately have a hand in solving complex issues that are important to them and those around them. Furthermore, research findings correlate high-quality civic learning to increased academic achievement, student engagement, and reduced dropout rates.
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Partner Organizations

As part of its commitment to support civic education and engagement, the Santa Clara County Office of Education is partnering with key community stakeholders to help students “learn, engage, and take action” to increase civic literacy.


Media Kit

Learn about the Civic Engagement Initiative in Santa Clara County.


News & Events

Visit the Civic Engagement Newsroom to read the latest Civic Engagement related news or visit the Power of Democracy Calendar to view upcoming Civic Engagement events.


Read our strategic plan and learn about the strategic areas of emphasis outlined by the Power of Democracy Steering Committee.
Strategic Plan

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