The final round of competition was held Monday in the We the People National Invitational at the Fairfax Marriott in Fair Oaks, Virginia. The National Invitational allows young people from across the country to test their knowledge of the Constitution while enriching their experience by exploring Washington, D.C. Congratulations to all competitors!
A new, fourth edition of the We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution high school text will be released this August. The acclaimed civics and government textbook will feature updated text, images, exercises, and Supreme Court cases to ensure that the next generation of Americans has the intellectual tools they need to become informed and engaged citizens. Pre-order your copies today or join our mailing list to receive updates.
Professor Diana Owen and a team of researchers from Georgetown University are conducting a study on the effects of We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution on students. In this paper, Owen explains her findings, which show that We the People has a statistically significant positive effect on student learning when compared with students in other civics classes.
Congress to Campus: Webinar connects former members of Congress with students by a bipartisan panel discussion to provide an insider's look at Congress. Topics include becoming a member of Congress, members' challenges and triumphs, and how Republicans and Democrats may have a different opinions but can be civil and respectful. The webinar will provide an opportunity for students to ask questions directly to the former members of Congress.