Civic Learning Partnership seeks to expand students’ Constitutional knowledge, civic engagement
Joshua Suh of Cypress High School talked about studying the effects of eutrophication on waterways as part of a civic learning project in his AP government class.
Rose Chhabria, who attends Brywood Elementary School in Irvine, referenced her research on a California senator.
And Jasmine Chhabria of Northwood High reprised her award-winning National History Day presentation on Sylvia Mendez, whose family successfully challenged school segregation in Westminster in the 1940s.
Civic Learning Award
The Civic Learning Award applications are now
available. The Civic Learning Award celebrates public schools' efforts to
engage students in civic learning. The award program also identifies models
that can be replicated in other schools. Co-sponsored by Chief Justice Tani
Cantil-Sakauye and California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony
Thurmond, award winners are announced in February. Learn more about earning a State Seal of Civic
Pedagogy and Processes