• We the People National Finals Have a New Location!

    wtpfinals2017We the People National Finals Has a New Location!The Center for Civic Education is pleased to announce the 30th Anniversary We the People National Finals, April 21–24, 2017.  More than one thousand students and teachers will participate in the competition at a new location in the National Conference Center in the Washington, D.C., area.
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  • We the People State Hearing Questions Available

    wtp statequestions_2015We the People State Hearing Questions AvailableThe 2016-17 state-level hearing questions are now available! The questions will be used in statewide high school We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution competitions held across the nation. Winners of the state competitions qualify to compete at the We the People National Finals.
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  • Law-Related Education Teacher of the Year Award

    award sep2016We the People Teachers Receive Law-Related Education Teacher of the Year AwardTwo We the People teachers received the American Lawyers Alliance 2016 Law-Related Education Teacher of the Year Award. Holly Katchner of Blackfoot High School in Idaho and Natalie O’Brien of North Smithfield High School in Rhode Island were honored along with Michael D. Seger of Howard Middle School in Florida.  

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  • Funding Professional Development in Civic Education: Timely Advice

    jmlpteachersFunding Professional Development in Civic Education: Timely Advice When it comes to finding the necessary funds to provide high-quality professional development to American educators, we should take the long view and see the greater societal benefit of such an investment. We should be careful not to be trapped into regressive budgeting plans that play into the old warning against being “penny wise and pound foolish.” 
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