• Teach Constitution Day with Free Lessons from the Center for Civic Education

    ConstitutionGraphicTeach the Constitution with Free Lessons from the Center for Civic Education
    Constitution Day was a huge success, with thousands of students learning about the Constitution and our system of government. It's not too late to participate! Check out our free lesson plans for elementary, middle, and high schools. This innovative lesson explores the lives of the Framers through a series of one-minute podcasts.
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  • We the People State Hearing Questions Available

    wtp statequestionsWe the People State Hearing Questions AvailableThe 2017-18 state-level hearing questions are now available! The questions will be used in statewide high school We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution competitions held across the nation. Winners of the state competitions qualify to compete at the We the People National Finals.
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  • Chuck Quigley Interviews Rep. Lee Hamilton for New Video Series

    RepLeeHamiltonShowcaseChuck Quigley Interviews Rep. Lee Hamilton for New Video Series  Center Executive Director Chuck Quigley sat down with former congressman Lee Hamilton at Indiana University's School of Global and International Studies for a video interview about the strengths and weaknesses of the American political system. Hamilton is one of ten leading scholars and practitioners being interviewed for the upcoming Strengthening in Democracy in America video series.
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  • We the People Teachers Win ALA Teachers of the Year Awards

    ALATeachersShowcaseWe the People Teachers Win ALA Teachers of the Year Awards Each year, the American Lawyers Alliance recognizes three teachers of law-related education as the American Lawyers Alliance Teachers of the Year. David Alcox and Fred Cole, We the People teachers, won two of the three awards!
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  • ournetworkThe Center's Network
    Our network of state and district coordinators supports We the People by conducting local teacher professional development, holding conferences, and organizing local and state hearings.

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  • ebook 9.23.13We the People Enhanced Ebook
    Democracy goes digital with the new We the People enhanced ebook for high school students. Engage your students study of the Constitution on nearly any device, anywhere.

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  • findusFind Us on Facebook
    Follow the Center for Civic Education on Facebook to get frequent updates about We the People classes from around the country as well as news from the National Finals.

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  • companionGet More out of We the People
    High school students: get the most out of your study of We the People by visiting the We the People companion site.

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