• We the People National Invitational 2015

    nationalinvite dec2014We the People National Invitational Taking Place at George Mason UniversityThe opening rounds of the We the People National Invitational are being held this weekend at George Mason University in Virginia, with the final round of competition taking place Monday in Fair Oaks. The National Invitational allows young people from across the country to test their knowledge of the Constitution while enriching their experience by exploring Washington, D.C. Watch video.

  • Updated We the People Level 3 Text Coming This Summer

    wethepeople4thedUpdated We the People Level 3 Text Coming This SummerA new, fourth edition of the We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution high school text will be released this August. The acclaimed civics and government textbook will feature updated text, images, exercises, and Supreme Court cases to ensure that the next generation of Americans has the intellectual tools they need to become informed and engaged citizens. Pre-order your copies today or join our mailing list to receive updates.

  • Paper Shows Positive Impact of We the People

    studyStudy Shows Positive Impact of We the People
    Professor Diana Owen and a team of researchers from Georgetown University are conducting a study on the effects of We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution on students. In this paper, Owen explains her findings, which show that We the People has a statistically significant positive effect on student learning when compared with students in other civics classes. 

  • Webinar Connects Students with Former Members of Congress

    congress2campusWebinar Connects Students with Former Members of Congress 
    Congress to Campus: Webinar connects former members of Congress with students by a bipartisan panel discussion to provide an insider's look at Congress. Topics include becoming a member of Congress, members' challenges and triumphs, and how Republicans and Democrats may have a different opinions but can be civil and respectful. The webinar will provide an opportunity for students to ask questions directly to the former members of Congress.


  • 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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