Alaska Content Standards

Government & Citizenship: E
E A student should have the knowledge and skills necessary to participate effectively as an informed and responsible citizen.

A student who meets the content standard should:

  1. know the important characteristics of citizenship;
  2. recognize that it is important for citizens to fulfill their public responsibilities;
  3. exercise political participation by discussing public issues, building consensus, becoming involved in political parties and political campaigns, and voting;
  4. establish, explain, and apply criteria useful in evaluating rules and laws;
  5. establish, explain, and apply criteria useful in selecting political leaders;
  6. recognize the value of community service; and
  7. implement ways of solving problems and resolving conflict.