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High School Programs

We the People

We The People

We the People...The Cit­i­zen and the Con­sti­tu­tion is an in­struc­tional pro­gram that teaches the his­tory and prin­ci­ples of the Amer­i­can con­sti­tu­tional democ­racy while enhancing students' understanding of government. Students discover the contemporary relevance of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights at the same time.

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Ohio Mock Trial

Ohio Mock Trial

Ohio Mock Trial offers an innovative approach to learning about law and how our legal system functions. Guided by teachers and volunteer legal advisors, students participate in an original, unscripted simulated trial written by attorneys.  High school students argue both sides of the case in real courtrooms across the state.  The state finals are held in the Ohio Statehouse, and the winner advances to the national competition.

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Youth For Justice

Youth For Justice

Youth for Justice is a student-led program designed to empower youth to be actively engaged citizens who work together to make a positive difference in their community.

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Moot Court

Moot Court

Moot Court focuses on the appellate court process and is designed to provide students the opportunity to present a simulated oral argument and respond to questions posed by a panel of volunteer judges.

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Project Citizen

Project Citizen

Project Citizen is a portfolio-based civic education project designed by the Center for Civic Education for middle school and high school students as well as youth groups. The goal of the program is to promote competent and responsible participation in state and local government. Project Citizen actively engages students in learning how to monitor and influence public policy and encourages civic participation among students, parents and members of the community.

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Middle School Programs

We the People

We The People

We the People...The Cit­i­zen and the Con­sti­tu­tion is an in­struc­tional pro­gram that teaches the his­tory and prin­ci­ples of the Amer­i­can con­sti­tu­tional democ­racy while enhancing students' understanding of government. Students discover the contemporary relevance of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights at the same time.

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Ohio Mock Trial

Ohio Mock Trial

Ohio Mock Trial offers an innovative approach to learning about law and how our legal system functions. Guided by teachers and volunteer legal advisors, students participate in an original, unscripted simulated trial written by attorneys.  High school students argue both sides of the case in real courtrooms across the state.  The state finals are held in the Ohio Statehouse, and the winner advances to the national competition.

more information >>

Youth For Justice

Youth For Justice

Youth for Justice is a student-led program designed to empower youth to be actively engaged citizens who work together to make a positive difference in their community.

more information >>

Project Citizen

Project Citizen

Project Citizen is a portfolio-based civic education project designed by the Center for Civic Education for middle school and high school students as well as youth groups. The goal of the program is to promote competent and responsible participation in state and local government. Project Citizen actively engages students in learning how to monitor and influence public policy and encourages civic participation among students, parents and members of the community.

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Elementary Programs

MY OHIO Activity Book

My Ohio Activity Book

MY OHIO is written to align with Ohio Learning Standards for the social studies and also provides all the details teachers need to conduct the lessons and activities, including background information, student activity pages and assessments.

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We the People

Icon WethepeopleWe the People...The Cit­i­zen and the Con­sti­tu­tion is an in­struc­tional pro­gram that teaches the his­tory and prin­ci­ples of the Amer­i­can con­sti­tu­tional democ­racy while enhancing students' understanding of government. Students discover the contemporary relevance of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights at the same time.

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