• Apply Today to Attend the National Academy for Civics and Government

    nationalacademy feb2013Deadline Extended for the National Academy for Civics and Government 
    The Center for Civic Education has extended the deadline for teachers and graduate students applying for its NEH Summer Institute on Political and Constitutional Theory for Citizens/The National Academy for Civics and Government. The new postmark deadline is March 16. This unique professional development event will take place July 11-August 1, 2015, on the campus of Occidental College in Los Angeles. Apply today! 

  • Apply Today for the American Civic Education Teacher Awards

    ACETA-2012-ApplicationsApply by April 15 for the American Civic Education Teacher Awards 
    The Center is accepting applications until April 15 for the 2015 American Civic Education Teacher Awards. Each year the ACETA program selects and showcases three teachers who have done exemplary work in preparing young people to become informed and engaged citizens. Apply today to be considered for this prestigious honor.

  • Paper Shows Positive Impact of We the People

    studyStudy Shows Positive Impact of We the People
    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. 

  • We the People High School National Finals Hearing Questions Released

    wtpfinalsquestionsWe the People National Finals Hearing Questions Released
    The Center is pleased to announce the release of the 2015 We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution National Finals hearing questions (link opens a pdf file). In honor of the eight hundredth anniversary of the Magna Carta, this year's Unit 1 questions include a special question about the "Great Charter." 


  • 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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    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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