Close Up

Close Up Washington is a wonderful project-based approach to civic education that incorporates service learning and has been shown to increase academic engagement in students. With the help of financial contributions from donors throughout West Michigan, Kent ISD has provided fellowships for students who would otherwise not be able to afford this opportunity and allowed them to attend the Close Up Washington program.

Please see below for links and resources that allow you to experience what we are highlighting this year "up close"...pun intended! 

Close Up Annual Report 2013

Adler Scholarship Application 2016
WM Close Up Fellowship Application 2016 

 

Resources for Civics Education

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