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We the People: then and now

Original post made on Apr 19, 2011

It's a chicken-and-egg question: Do the students who participate in We the People succeed because of the intensive civics program, or does the program draw students who would be successful anyway? The answer is probably a bit of both. Most of the Amador Valley High School students who won the national We the People finals in 1995 have gone on to successful careers.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, April 18, 2011, 3:00 PM

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Posted by Concerned Californian
a resident of Valley Trails
on Apr 19, 2011 at 9:54 am

It's great that our best and brightest (e.g., our students) still take the trouble to understand the US constitution and Federalism. Now only if this was required in order to vote and/or run for office.

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Posted by Christina
a resident of Walnut Grove Elementary School
on Apr 19, 2011 at 2:36 pm

Thanks for such a wonderful article about this amazing program! I participated in 1996 and the program, and Mr. Mohatt, changed my life.

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