• Try We the People for Free

    28daysTry We the People for FreeLooking for an engaging, classroom-proven civics and government curriculum? Try the We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution enhanced ebook for free for 28 days. We the People’s features include classroom management tools, audio narration, videos, built-in multiple-choice and essay questions. The ebook can be used on a wide range of devices, including desktops and laptops, Apple iPads and iPhones, Android tablets and smart phones, and Windows 8 touch-screen devices.

  • Project Citizen National Showcase Hosts Stellar Student Policy Proposals

    2014pcshowcaseProject Citizen National Showcase Hosts Stellar Student Policy ProposalsExemplary 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.

  • ACETA Teachers Visit Nation’s Capital

    aceta winners_2014ACETA Teachers Visit Nation’s CapitalThe 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. 

  • Do You Know Your Constitutional System This Well?

    alabama videoDo You Know Your Constitutional System This Well?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.


  • 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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    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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