• We the People National Finals Set to Begin

    nationalfinals 2015We the People National Finals Taking Place in Washington, D.C.The 28th Annual We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution National Finals are taking place in the nation's capital this weekend. The first round of simulated congressional hearings are on Saturday and Sunday, with the top-ten schools competing Monday for the final round of competition on Capitol Hill. You can follow the action on our Facebook page and using hashtag #WTPFinals.

  • We the People National Invitational 2015

    invitational 2015We the People National Invitational a Resounding SuccessThe final round of competition was held Monday in the We the People National Invitational in Fair Oaks, Virginia. In the middle school competition, Rachel Carson Middle School of Virginia placed first, Brown County Junior High School of Indiana finished second, and Inza R. Wood Middle School of Oregon was third. Unit 1 from Wauwatosa East High School won the High School Unit Award. Congratulations to all competitors! View the results.

  • 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.

  • Rep. Massie Congratulates Kentucky Students

    video massie_2015Rep. Massie Congratulates Kentucky StudentsU.S. Representative Thomas Massie of Kentucky congratulated students from Highlands High School of Fort Thomas for their state We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution championship on the floor of the House of Representatives. Highlands will compete against 55 high schools in this weekend’s We the People National Finals at George Mason University in Virginia. Watch the video. Event schedule.


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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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  • 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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