• In Memoriam: Margaret Stimmann Branson


    In Memoriam: Margaret Stimmann Branson  
    Long-serving Center for Civic Education associate director Dr. Margaret Branson passed away on Wednesday, May 15. Branson made remarkable contributions to civic education in the United States and throughout the world. She was the author of numerous textbooks and professional articles. She was a principal researcher and author of We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution, the National Standards for Civics and Government, and many other works. 
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  • Miami Lakes Middle School Places First in We the People National Invitational

    InvitationalMiami Lakes Middle School Places First in We the People National InvitationalMiami Lakes Middle School placed first in the We the People National Invitational, followed by Fishers Junior High School in second place, and Rachel Carson Middle School in third. The event was livestreamed on our Facebook page. You can find full results on our National Invitational webpage. Congratulations to all competitors!
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  • Denver East Places First in the 2019 We the People National Finals!

    We the People National FinalsDenver East Places First in the 2019 We the People National Finals!
    Colorado's Denver East High School placed first in the 2019 We the People National Finals. Second place went to Amador Valley High School of California, and third place was awarded to Grant High School of Oregon. A complete list of award winners can be found here. You can watch the video of the awards ceremony on the Center's Facebook page. 
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  • Miami Lakes Middle School Featured in Video Profile


    Miami Lakes Middle School Featured in Video Profile  
    Miami Lakes Middle School students are profiled in this video from 7 News WSVN in Miami. The students placed first in the We the People National Invitational, held May 4-6 at the National Conference Center in the Washington, D.C. area. Parent Karina Mahmoodi said, “It was just mind-blowing, and we’re so excited and proud because hard work does pay off.”
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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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    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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