• Teach the 2016 Election with Citizens, Not Spectators

    teachtheelectionTeach the 2016 Election with Citizens, Not SpectatorsYou 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)!

  • Survey Reveals Ignorance of Constitution

    constitution survey_2016Survey Reveals Ignorance of Constitution, Support for Its PrinciplesThe 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.

  • We the People State Hearing Questions Available

    wtp statequestions_2015We the People State Hearing Questions AvailableThe 2016-17 state-level hearing questions are now available! The questions will be used in statewide high school We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution competitions held across the nation. Winners of the state competitions qualify to compete at the We the People National Finals.


  • 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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