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The Center for Civic Education is offering a three-week NEH Summer Institute entitled Political and Constitutional Theory for Citizens: The National Academy for Civics and Government. It is open to 25 educators from public and private high schools, middle schools, and upper elementary schools. It will be held in Los Angeles July 11-August 1, 2015. The Institute, through a grant provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities, will provide 25 Americans and up to five international educators the opportunity to engage in serious study and seminar-style discussion of basic ideas of political theory, the principles of the founding of the Constitution of the United States, and the values of American constitutional democracy.

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Learn more about the institute and how to apply:
Brochure, Dear Colleague Letter & Application (data typed into the application will not be saved: print before closing)
Application Cover Sheet (follow the prompts) 

Agenda for the National Academy (to be revised for 2015) 
Course Outline for the National Academy 

Applications are due March 16, 2015, with notification of acceptance on March 30, 2015.

International educators who wish to apply should have their own sponsorship. Educators from outside of the United States may contact Alissa Irion for application instructions.