Civic Education Programs and Initiatives

One of the biggest challenges to teaching civics is making bigger-than-life concepts both relevant and engaging for students in elementary, middle, and high school.

In Minnesota, Learning Law & Democracy administers nationally recognized civic education student programs that provide real-life experience of the citizen’s role in a democracy.

Celebrate Magna Carta on Constitution Day!

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Deliberating in a Democracy

A program designed to improve student understanding of democratic principles and civic deliberation skills. Learn More...

Deliberating in a Democracy in the Americas

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iCivics

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James Madison Legacy Project Cohort 3: Summer Institute U of W Madison June 25-30, 2017

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Minnesota Civic Education Coalition

The Minnesota Civic Education Coalition represents concerned citizens and organizations that promote civic education in Minnesota schools, communities, and government. Learn More...

Minnesota Civics Test

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Project Citizen

Project Citizen is a civics/government curriculum that promotes competent and responsible participation in government. Learn More...

Minnesota We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution

A national civic education program designed to foster understanding of the institutions of American democracy, including the Constitution and Bill of Rights. Learn More...