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Learning Law and Democracy Foundation promotes the development of civic
competence through accurate, effective, nonpartisan citizenship and
law-related education for teachers and students. We provide engaging
lessons for k-12 classrooms, activities that encourage civics
learning, and support standards and best practices.
2010 We the People State Competition Announcement and Registration Form
Minnesota State Competition and Showcase Rules 2010-11
Minnesota State Hearing Questions 2010-11
Tips for Preparing Students for a Simulated Congressional Hearing
We the People Table of Contents
2010 We the People Competition Judge Invitation
We the People Judge Response Form
Summer Professional Development
2010 Professional Development Opportunities
Project Citizen 2010
Project Citizen 2010 Showcase Announcement
2010 Project Citizen Showcase Registration Form
Project Citizen 2010 Book Order Form
New: Civic Education Initiative
is a coalition of concerned citizens and organizations
promoting civics education and participation in Minnesota
schools, communities, and government. On February 18, CivicsMN
will host its first Civic Education Summit.
for Information & Research on Civic Learning & Engagement
(The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning
and Engagement) promotes research on the civic and political
engagement of Americans between the ages of 15 and 25.
Democracy in America Project
Democracy in America: Voices of the People is a national
project designed to reinvigorate and educate Americans
on the critical relationship between government and the
people it serves. The project introduces citizens, particularly
young people, to the representatives, institutions, and
processes that serve to realize the goal of a government
of, by, and for the people.
Conference of State Legislatures
National Conference of State Legislatures is a bipartisan
organization that serves the legislators and staffs of
the nation's 50 states, its commonwealths and territories.
NCSL provides research, technical assistance and opportunities
for policymakers to exchange ideas on the most pressing
Civic Education Study
IEA Civic Education Study is the largest and most rigorous
study of civic education ever conducted internationally.
for Civic Education
Democracy in America is a national project designed to
reinvigorate and educate Americans on the critical relationship
between government and the people it serves. The project
introduces citizens, particularly young people, to the
representatives, institutions, and processes that serve
to realize the goal of a government of, by, and for the