Students will use the example of an important community issue (Community Letter) to practice reading and analyzing informational text, and using the information to take informed civic action through interviews and sharing of feedback with officials.
Educational activities for Black History Month - learn about voting rights and more
Resources about Trump Executive Order on Immigration
Non-discrimination ordinance is civic learning opportunity
Simple, adaptable, and highly useful guides from Library of Congress
What is the President's job? How does the President get elected?
How should a school district assign students to schools?
Great resources on landmark cases including Marbury v Madison, Brown v Board of Education and more
Free posters about government
Want to bring real-world experiences to your students? Invite a speaker to your classroom! GenerationNation makes this process easy, educational, and worthwhile for everyone involved.
Supreme Court reviews Affordable Care Act - a good opportunity to explore healthcare law and the 3 branches of government
Highlight the public issue of distracted driving (especially texting while driving) and help students learn about roles of government, legislative process, leadership, civic participation and other topics.
Charlotte has a new mayor...again! Dan Clodfelter will serve until December 2015
An important historic event for the city, and a relevant civic learning opportunity
Register now for this summer's Court Camp!
Wonder how different countries define the rights of citizens, or the voting process? Explore the world's constitutions with Constitute!
In 2013, the North Carolina General Assembly created and voted to approve new legislation about voting laws. In 2016, federal courts ruled that NC's Voter ID law is discriminatory.
Learn about government, read legislation, legal documents and other official government documents plus media coverage about future of CLT airport
How does the NC General Assembly work?
Resources about NC government
3 branches of government for kids
The legal system is part of the 3 branches of government.
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