Ever wonder what's most important to your government? Check out the budget! That's where government officials and policymakers work to establish funding priorities.
All about local government. Find out who's in charge and what they do!
Getting ready to celebrate Thanksgiving? In addition to giving thanks, use this holiday as an opportunity for civic learning.
Veterans Day is a civic learning opportunity. Explore explore history, civics, reading and writing, 21st century content and more. Here are a few great resources!
Video links, activities and resources for watching debates!
Discussion questions and news sources about Charlotte police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott
In addition to learning about what happened in 2001, you can use 9-11 as a civic learning opportunity for family or classroom dialogue.
Non-discrimination ordinance is civic learning opportunity
What do you know about Charlotte and Denver? Get ready for the Super Bowl and build civic literacy!
Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) worked to advance civil rights in the United States and around the world.That was MLK's dream. What's yours? Here's an easy and meaningful activity for school or home
Looking for a lesson plan, image, video, text, resource, or idea for civic learning? Search the resource toolkit.
How should a school district assign students to schools?
Explore the powers of local and state governments through a case study about NC legislation
Get ready to learn, think, decide, and act! Educates students about government, democracy, reading and analyzing info, the election process, making decisions, citizenship, and more!
K-5 local government lessons from PBS Kids
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.
What does local government do? How are policies and decisions made that impact YOU? One of the best ways to learn is by seeing local government in action - and getting involved yourself!
Resources for classroom learning and dialogue about Charlie Hebdo event
Election Day's not the end of your role as an active citizen...it is the beginning!
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Get ready to learn about elections, voting, government and more! Educates students about democracy, reading and analyzing info, the election process, making decisions, citizenship, and more!
Check the facts like an expert!
Take a Liberty Walk for Meck Dec Day!
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
Charlotte’s new mayor, Patrick Cannon, was sworn in on December 2, 2013. Use this learning opportunity to help students to explore local government, leadership, communication, policy, and more.
Election 2013: after the vote. Voting's not the end of civic learning and participation - it is just the beginning!
Educates students about democracy, reading and analyzing information, the election process, making decisions, different levels of government, ways that citizens participate in political life, and more.
Students consider national or community challenges and come up with their ideas and solutions for solving them.
Learn about government, read legislation, legal documents and other official government documents plus media coverage about future of CLT airport
Learning about Election 2013 issue: bonds
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