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Civics Lessons

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Why Do We Have a House and Senate, Anyway?
What Makes Lawmakers Tick?
Wanted: A Just Right Government

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Why Do We Have a House and Senate, Anyway?
What Makes Lawmakers Tick?
Wanted: A Just Right Government

MCCE’s Resources, Programs, & Lessons

Educating for Citizenship

Educating for Citizenship is a conference for educators and community members that highlights best practices in law-related and civic education in Michigan and nationally.

Civic Education Teacher of the Year Award

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Mock Trial

A Mock Trial is designed to reenact much of what might take place in a trial court.  Students take on the roles of attorneys and witnesses and compete against each other in real courtrooms in front of real judges and lawyers.

"[A] unique opportunity for young people to learn about the legal system..."

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