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.
You can get your students involved in the 2016 presidential election with these free lessons from Citizens, Not Spectators. New lessons for high school classrooms are now available (pdf download)!
The Center for Civic Education and Professor Diana Owen of Georgetown University released the results of a Constitution Day survey that found that only 14 percent of Americans think they know a lot about the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution. However, there is widespread agreement on many of the basic ideas they contain.
The 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.