Civic mission of schools

PTA Authorities

Support for the Civic Mission of Schools – 2006 Convention Resolution - page 326

Citizenship Education – 1989 Convention Resolution – page 131

Other Resources

Encourage students to be active voters once they are old enough to cast a ballot.

Educating for Democracy
Educating for Democracy promotes civic education in California.

LegiSchool Project
The Project's mission is to engage California high school students in matters of public policy.

Constitutional Rights Foundation
Constitutional Rights Foundation seeks to instill in our nation's youth a deeper understanding of citizenship.

We the People

U.S. Government information on Civic Learning

Fault Lines in Our Democracy Civic Knowledge, Voting Behavior, and Civic Engagement in the United States

California Courts - Civics Education
Features educational resources and materials for teaching and learning about the judicial branch and its role in our democracy. and the intro about the program.

California On My Honor
These lessons are developed by California K-12 teachers who participated in a five day professional development institute focused on civic education and the courts. Co-sponsored by the Administrative Office of the Courts and Cal State San Marcos, participants created and field tested engaging civics lessons that meet California History-Social Science Content Standards and Common Core State Standards.

Center for Civic Education