• Free Summer Professional Development

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    Accepting Applications for Summer Programs!  
    High school teachers and students will receive an interactive and high-quality educational experience in history and civics. Applications for this summer's Presidential and Congressional Academies will be accepted until all spaces are filled!

  • John F. Tinker to Deliver Keynote Address at We the People National Finals

    wtpfinalsquestionsJohn F. Tinker to Deliver Keynote Address at We the People National Finals
    John F. Tinker will speak during the awards ceremony at the We the People National Finals on April 29. Tinker was a petitioner in Tinker v. Des Moines (1969), which is studied by We the People students. During the ceremony, one school will be presented with a special Tinker Award based on its response to Unit 5, Question 3. The award is sponsored by the John F. Tinker Foundation. Tinker's speech will be broadcast live via the Center's Facebook page.

  • Video Features Stirring Tributes to We the People

    Video Features Stirring Tributes to We the People
    This video of a legislative hearing at the Nevada State Senate features testimony by We the People state coordinator Kathleen Dickinson, We the People teachers and students, and other program supporters on behalf of SB 193, a bill to support the We the People Programs in Nevada’s elementary, middle, and high schools.


  • 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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  • findusFind Us on Facebook
    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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