Getting ready to celebrate Thanksgiving? In addition to giving thanks, use this holiday as an opportunity for civic learning.
Explore the powers of local and state governments through a case study about NC legislation
Government 101 for kids
Free posters about government
A collection of civic literacy resources for learning about the Charleston shootings and resulting actions
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
In 2011, the North Carolina General Assembly approved the Founding Principles Act. It defines certain Founding Documents and Founders' Principles that high school students need to learn about and understand for civic literacy.
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?
A student shares her tips on how to find legislation online
Resources about NC government
3 branches of government for kids
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GenerationNation develops a new generation of civic leaders.
Smart, fun programs connect classroom learning with hands-on experiences that help K-12 students to build civic literacy and leadership from an early age.