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UPDATE 2014–Get Updated Before School Starts!

  Improve your ability to deliver standards content instruction with special sessions on tribal government and sovereignty (Citizenship and Government Standard and comparing rights in Read More


MCSS Workshop Powerpoint and Website Favorites

MCSS Workshop, March 3, 2014 Bring civics and government to life with trusted online resources! MCSS workshop powerpoint Go To Websites Principles of Democracy in Read More


MCSS Great Lakes Regional Conference

The annual MCSS and Great Lakes Regional Conference is March 2-3, 2014 at the Sheraton Bloomington (formerly Sofitel Minneapolis). Over 30 workshops, teacher of the Read More


We the People Showcase and Competition Dec. 11

At the State Capitol, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Participation expenses supported through Legacy Grant. Find out more!


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