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Exemplary student public policy proposals from across the nation took center stage at the Project Citizen National Showcase, held July 1 and August 31 in Calabasas, California. Student public policy portfolios addressed issues ranging from keeping e-cigarettes out of the hands of minors to weighing the dangers and benefits of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.” View the results of this year’s National Showcase.
The 2013 American Civic Education Teacher Awards winners, Doug Oswald (left) and Dave Alcox (right), shown here with Mark Molli, the Center's associate director, visited Washington, D.C., for two days recently where they met with their members of Congress and the House historian. Oswald and Alcox also visited the U.S. Supreme Court, Library of Congress, and the National Archives.
Can you answer questions about our constitutional system as well as these We the People students? Click here to find a list of questions and watch the brief responses of students before panels of judges in hearing rooms in the U.S. Senate. The students are finalists in the 2010 annual We the People competition on the Constitution and Bill of Rights.