Teaching Skills that Matter Civics Education

Civics Education

Civics education means "education services provided to English language learners who are adults, including professionals with degrees and credentials in their native countries, that enables such adults to achieve competency in the English language and acquire the basic and more advanced skills needed to function effectively as parents, workers, and citizens in the United States. Such services shall include instruction in literacy and English language acquisition and instruction on the rights and responsibilities of citizenship and civic participation, and may include workforce training" (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Pub. L. 113-128, July 2014).