Civic Learning Center :: Tag Archive

Courts And Law

Black History Month

Educational activities for Black History Month - learn about voting rights and more

Community Letter

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.

Issue: Immigration Executive Order

Resources about Trump Executive Order on Immigration

Charlotte ordinance

Non-discrimination ordinance is civic learning opportunity

Primary Source Analysis

Simple, adaptable, and highly useful guides from Library of Congress

Office of the President

What is the President's job? How does the President get elected?

Learning opportunity: rethinking student assignment

How should a school district assign students to schools?

Landmark Cases

Great resources on landmark cases including Marbury v Madison, Brown v Board of Education and more


Free posters about government

Speakers Bureau

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.

Health care law

Supreme Court reviews Affordable Care Act - a good opportunity to explore healthcare law and the 3 branches of government

Issue: Distracted Driving

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.

A new mayor for Charlotte (again)

Charlotte has a new mayor...again! Dan Clodfelter will serve until December 2015

Issue: Cannon in the news

An important historic event for the city, and a relevant civic learning opportunity

Court Camp

Register now for this summer's Court Camp!

Explore the world’s constitutions

Wonder how different countries define the rights of citizens, or the voting process? Explore the world's constitutions with Constitute!

Issue: Voter ID

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.

Issue: Charlotte Airport

Learn about government, read legislation, legal documents and other official government documents plus media coverage about future of CLT airport

North Carolina General Assembly

How does the NC General Assembly work?

North Carolina Government

Resources about NC government

Three Branches of Government (for kids)

3 branches of government for kids

Courts and Law

The legal system is part of the 3 branches of government.

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