• 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!

  • Project Citizen National Showcase Results Are In!

    PC showcase resultsProject Citizen National Showcase Results Are In! The Center is pleased to announce the rankings for the 2017 Project Citizen National Showcase, which was held July 26–27 in Calabasas, California. Nineteen projects in both the traditional and digital formats were sent in, dealing with a variety of topics from bullying to second-hand smoke in and around hospitals. 

  • Civitas Bosnia and Herzegovina Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Project Citizen Finals Showcase

    Bosnia Project Citizen 2017 
    Civitas BiH Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Project Citizen FinalsNearly four hundred students, teachers, and young artists participated in the 20th annual Project Citizen Finals in Bosnia and Herzegovina this year, presenting public policy portfolios that represented thirty-five elementary and high schools. Paul Horowitz, deputy chief of mission at the American embassy in Sarajevo, shown here with Project Citizen students, opened the showcase.
  • JMLP Teachers Score High on Test of Civic Knowledge

    James Madison Legacy Project 
    JMLP Teachers Score High on Test of Civic KnowledgeGreat news! A preliminary analysis done by Dr. Diana Owen and her team at Georgetown University has found that students of teachers who completed James Madison Legacy Project professional development scored higher on a test of civic knowledge than the control group!


  • 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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    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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