is proud to partner with The Center for Civic Education to sponsor numerous We the People: the Citizen and the Constitution Summer Institutes. These institutes are designed to help elementary, middle and high school teachers learn how to implement the We The People curriculum in their classroom.
This acclaimed instructional program is on the history and principles of American constitutional democracy. It is designed for elementary, middle, and high school students. The program is based on curricular materials developed by the Center for Civic Education to.
Simulated congressional hearings, excellent for performance assessment, are built into the curriculum. At the high school level, classes may choose to enter a competition structured as a simulated hearing where their knowledge of the Constitution is tested.
The program is funded by the United States Department of Education by act of Congress.
Several studies by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) and Professor Richard Brody, Stanford University, indicate that students who used the curriculum "significantly outperformed comparison students" on every topic studied.