• The Center receives grant from the Department of Education

    PRshowcaseThe Center receives grant from the Department of EducationThe Center for Civic Education has received a grant of $2.8 million from the U.S. Department of Education for a five-year series of Presidential Academies for teachers and Congressional Academies for students. Participants will be immersed in the study of constitutional history and principles following the intellectual framework of the We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution curriculum.BTN_LearnMore

  • Teach the 2018 Elections with Citizens, Not Spectators

    teachtheelectionTeach the Midterm Elections with Citizens, Not SpectatorsYou can get your students involved in the upcoming midterm elections with these free lessons from Citizens, Not Spectators. Citizens, Not Spectators demystifies the voting process by teaching students how to cast a vote, how the voting process works, how to become an informed voter, and why it is important to cast an informed vote. For elementary, middle, and high schools.

  • Alumna Asks Wedding Guests to Donate to We the People

    MonicaLeeShowcaseAlumna Asks Wedding Guests to Donate to We the People“Participating in We the People is when I remember beginning to understand how something I was studying in school translated to work being done in the real world,” says Monica Lee, a We the People alumna. At her September wedding, Lee asked for donations to the We the People program.

  • New Resource Center and Scholar Videos Available!

    We the People Resource CenterNew Resource Center and Scholar Videos Available!The redesigned We the People Resource Center is now available and includes the newly released James Madison Legacy Project videos. The We the People Resource Center is the companion website to the fourth edition of the We the People Level 3 (high school) textbook. The JMLP videos, found in the Media section for each lesson, feature constitutional scholars discussing each section of the textbook. Downloadable student questions and closed captioning are available.


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    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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    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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