The We the People Program Print E-mail
The We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution Program promotes civic competence and responsibility among the nation’s upper elementary and secondary students. The We the People print textbooks' and enhanced ebooks' interactive strategies, relevant content and the simulated congressional hearing make teaching and learning exciting for both students and teachers. The We the People curriculum is an innovative course of instruction on the history and principles of the United States constitutional democractic republic. The program enjoys active support from state bar associations and foundations,and other educational, professional, business, and community organizations across the nation. Since its inception in 1987, more than 30 million students and 75,000 educators have participated in the We the People Program.




      
    
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We the People Overview

Download a printable two-page document that provides a brief overview of the We the People program.
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We the People Overview

Audio Statements about the We the People Program


The Purpose of the We the People Program (11' mp3)
Charles N. Quigley, Executive Director, Center for Civic Education

The Benefits of the We the People Program (26" mp3)
Charles N. Quigley, Executive Director, Center for Civic Education

What Students gain from Participating in the We the People Program (1' 14" mp3)
Robert S. Leming, Director, We the People Programs, Center for Civic Education