• Celebrate Black History Month

    BlackHistoryMonth2012Celebrate Black History Month with Lessons on the Power of Nonviolence 
    Examine the power of nonviolence this Black History Month with five lessons for grades 5-12. Using readings, video, and podcasts, students learn about the use of nonviolence in history, paying particular attention to the civil rights movement and African American history.

  • We the People High School National Finals Hearing Questions Released

    wtpfinalsquestionsWe the People National Finals Hearing Questions Released
    The Center is pleased to announce the release of the 2016 We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution National Finals hearing questions (link opens a pdf file). Good luck to this year's participants!

  • ConSource Offers We the People Primary Sources Correlation and U.S. Constitution for Kids

    consource 2016ConSource Offers We the People Primary Sources Correlations and U.S. Constitution for Kids
    ConSource has created correlations linking lessons of the We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution text with primary sources available at ConSource.org. The lists for Level 3 (high school) and Level 2 (middle school) are available from the Center's website along with the United States Constitution for Kids, which offers educators and students the opportunity to read the original text of the Constitution alongside unbiased translations that are easy for students to understand.

  • Maryland We the People Students Meet Governor

    maryland 2016Maryland We the People Students Meet Governor 
    Maryland state We the People champions from Boonsboro High School met with Governor Larry Hogan on January 29. They were also presented with resolutions on the floor of the state House and Senate. The students and teacher Ashley Wisner will travel to the We the People National Finals this April to compete against classes from across the country in a test of their knowledge of the Constitution. Photo: Executive Office of the Governor.


  • 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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