Civic Learning Center :: Tag Archive

State Government

What’s important to my government?

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.

Veterans Day

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!

Charlotte ordinance

Non-discrimination ordinance is civic learning opportunity

Resource Toolkit

Looking for a lesson plan, image, video, text, resource, or idea for civic learning? Search the resource toolkit.

Case study: powers of state and local government

Explore the powers of local and state governments through a case study about NC legislation

What happens after the election is over?

Election Day's not the end of your role as an active citizen...it is the beginning!

Founding Documents and Founders’ Principles

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.

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?

Finding legislation online - a student’s guide

A student shares her tips on how to find legislation online

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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