Practitioner: We the People (Program of Center for Civic Education)

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Practitioner: We the People (Program of Center for Civic Education)
Super Cluster K12 Civic Learning
Cluster Name Civics classes are age-appropriate, inclusive and high quality
Cluster Number 4

Practitioner Information

Mission Statement 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 democratic republic. The program enjoys active support from state bar associations and foundations,and other educational, professional, business, and community organizations in every state. Since its inception in 1987, more than 90 million students and 75,000 educators have participated in the We the People program.
Population Served
Students Served per year 500,000-1M
Revenue Over $5M* (project of Center for Civic Education)
Dosage Multi-year Participation
Areas of Operation Nationwide
Website http://www.civiced.org/wtp-the-program

Use of Promising Practices

Classroom Instruction Discussing Current Events Service Learning Extra Curriculars Student School Governance Democratic_Simulations News Media Literacy Action Civics SEL School Climate Reform Research Validation
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