American Enterprise Institute (AEI) Program on American Citizenship
This initiative brings together scholars and practitioners to discuss and identify critical questions related to citizenship and free society. The goal is to establish an inventory of existing work on these issues and to develop best practices for strengthening American citizenship.
The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE)
CIRCLE conducts research and disseminates information on civic education in schools, colleges, and community settings and on young Americans’ voting and political participation, service, activism, media use, and other forms of civic engagement. The organization also provides training and technical assistance to direct providers of services to youth.
Civic Engagement Research Group at Mills College
CERG conducts research focused on understanding youth civic engagement. The goal is to monitor trends, frame priorities, and develop evidence-based civic education practices and policies.
This website connects a comprehensive curriculum on the United States Constitution and its amendments to daily civics news and student discussion. The multimedia curriculum is designed for social studies classrooms. Check out their guide to the United States Constitution.
Bill of Rights Institute
This institute envisions a citizenry that possesses the knowledge, values, and skills to exercise the rights and responsibilities needed to maintain a free society. To that end, it focuses on providing educational resources on the documents and principles on the founding of the United States for teachers and students of American history and civics. Discover their resources for students and educators.
Center for Civic Education
With the assistance of a network of national and international organizations and leaders, the Center for Civic Education implements programs to increase understanding of the principles, values, institutions, and history of constitutional democracy among teachers, students, and the general public. The Center’s mission is to promote an enlightened and responsible citizenry committed to democratic principles.
Constitutional Rights Foundation
CRF seeks to instill in American youth a deeper understanding of citizenship through values expressed in the Constitution. It is dedicated to educating young people about the importance of civic participation in a democratic society.
iCivics is committed to securing democracy through teaching the next generation to understand and respect the American system of governance. To that end, the organization produces a free comprehensive civics curriculum for use in classrooms across all 50 states.
United States Courts
The “Educational Resources” section provides an array of information and experiential learning programs on the judicial branch of the U.S. government.