• American Judges Foundation Gives Grant to We the People

    americanjudges nov2015American Judges Foundation Gives Grant to We the PeopleThe Center would like to acknowledge the generosity of the American Judges Foundation, which recently gave a grant of $2,500 to support the We the People program. In her gracious remarks, Judge Catherine Shaffer expressed “warmest wishes and sincere thanks for all the amazing work We the People does in advancing civic education for our high school students nationwide.”

  • Start Planning for the We the People National Invitational

    wtp invitational_2016Start Planning for the We the People National InvitationalHigh school and middle school classes are invited to be a part of the We the People National Invitational on April 29-May 3, 2016, in Washington, D.C.!  Modeled after the National Finals, the National Invitational offers an opportunity for students to compete at the national level. It’s a tremendous way to culminate your We the People year and broaden your students’ views by exposing them to an active, hands-on way of learning. Bring civics to life for your students!

  • James Madison Legacy Project Announced

    jamesmadison announcement 2015James Madison Project to Provide High-Quality Professional DevelopmentWe are happy to announce that the Center for Civic Education has been awarded a three-year, $17 million grant from the Department of Education to conduct the James Madison Legacy Project, which will bring high-quality professional development in civics and government to 2,025 teachers serving more than 202,500 high-need students nationwide. Subscribe to our newsletter for updates.

  • We the People National Finals Announced

    wtp finals 2016We the People National Finals AnnouncedThe 29th Annual We the People National Finals will be held at the University of Maryland on April 22-25, 2016. More than 1,200 high school students and teachers from throughout the nation will demonstrate their civic knowledge by competing in congressional hearings on the Constitution.


  • 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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