April 2018 Newsletter Print E-mail

News from the Center for Civic Education

The We the People National Finals, Supporting the Center, and More in This Month's Newsletter.


Miss America 2018, Cara Mund, to Speak at We the People National Finals

"Over the past six years, I have realized the impact both the Center for Civic Education and its We the People programs have had on my life. As a female from North Dakota, I learned through these programs that my voice matters. I continue to show my support because I would not be who I am today or possess my current career goals had I not been involved with the Center for Civic Education and its We the People programs. I want to help other students do the same."

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Create a Facebook Fundraiser for the Center for Civic Education

In 2018, you've used your birthdays to raise money for the Center for Civic Education! Learn how to create a Facebook fundraiser for your birthday or any day.

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California Welcomes Cheryl Cook-Kallio as New State Coordinator

We are delighted to announce that Cheryl Cook-Kallio has begun to assume the mantle of state coordinator for the We the People Programs, including both We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution and We the People: Project Citizen.

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Quick Quiz! What were British troops looking for when they tried to march to Concord, Massachusetts, on April 19, 1775?

A. Arms and ammunition hidden by the Minutemen
B. Contraband tea that had not been taxed
C. Minutemen Paul Revere and William Dawes
D. Thomas Paine, who was wanted on the charge of sedition

Read on to learn the answer!


Mathematica Policy Research Publishes Insight Brief on the Center

The Center for Civic Education is the first SEED grantee to be assessed by Mathematica Policy Research in the form of a brief called "Connecting Professional Development to the Curricula: Insights from the Center for Civic Education." Check out some insight on the Center and its program implementation!

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Quiz Answer!

A. Arms and ammunition hidden by the Minutemen

For more quizzes and learning opportunities, check out the 60-Second Civics podcast and daily civics quiz!


Shop to Support the Center for Civic Education

Shopping on Amazon? Use this link to benefit We the People and the Center's other civic education programs. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the Center for Civic Education. You pay the same price for your purchases, but you have the satisfaction of knowing you've helped students receive the high-quality civic education they deserve. Bookmark the link and keep giving all year with every purchase.

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