The Center for Civic Education is pleased to announce the 5th Annual We the People National Invitational, April 28–May 2, 2017. Middle and high school classes are encouraged to sign up for this great event taking place at the National Conference Center in the Washington, D.C., area.
The Center for Civic Education is pleased to announce the 30th Anniversary We the People National Finals, April 21–24, 2017. More than one thousand students and teachers will participate in the competition at a new location in the National Conference Center in the Washington, D.C., area.
You can get your students involved in the 2016 presidential election with these free lessons from Citizens, Not Spectators. New lessons for high school classrooms are now available (pdf download)!
The Center for Civic Education and Professor Diana Owen of Georgetown University released the results of a Constitution Day survey that found that only 14 percent of Americans think they know a lot about the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution. However, there is widespread agreement on many of the basic ideas they contain.