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Constitution Day
Source: Constitutional Rights Foundation

The Constitutional Rights Foundation offers free online resources to help educators satisfy the new federal law regarding Constitution Day. The resources include "Foundations of Our Constitution," which includes readings, activities, and historical documents, and the "Bill of Rights in Action Archives," which includes lessons on U.S. history, world history, and government from Bill of Rights in Action, CRF's quarterly curricular newsletter.
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Constitution Day
Source: Center for Civic Education

Lesson plans to be used in grades K-12 to satisfy the new federal law that requires educational institutions receiving federal funding present a program pertaining to the U. S. Constitution near the date of September 17th. Offered by the Center for Civic Education, in collaboration with the American Association of School Administrators.
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Constitution Resources
Source: FREE (Federal Resources for Educational Excellence)

Tools for learning about the U.S. Constitution. Includes information about who drafted the Constitution and how, a timeline showing the impact of the Constitution, and explanations of 300 Constitution-related topics.
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Conversations on the Constitution
Source: American Bar Association

Information on the American Bar Association's Conversations on the Constitution program, which is designed "to encourage civil discussion and debate about the meaning of some of the Constitution’s concepts and clauses that have been the subject of ongoing constitutional debates." Includes advice on how to set up a conversation, conversation starters and focus questions. The materials are appropriate for middle school students, high school students and adults. The program's topics include separation of powers, the advice and consent of the Senate, establishment of religion, and unreasonable searches and seizures.
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Constitution Day Implementation Guide
Source: NASPA (Student Affairs Administrator in Higher Education)

Ideas on how colleges and universities can offer educational programs for their students to satisfy the new federal law requiring entities that receive federal funding commemorate Constitution Day.
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