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The Missouri Bar welcomes Missouri teachers for final year of project

The Missouri Bar Citizenship Education Program kicked off the third and final year of the James Madison Legacy Project with a summer institute held June 26-29 at The Missouri Bar Center in Jefferson City. Thirty-six teachers attended the four-day event, where four scholars presented on various philosophical, historical and constitutional issues: Professor David Robertson of

Judges, lawyers visit Missouri classrooms to discuss the law

Roger Ball teaches civics and military history at Aurora Middle School in Aurora, Missouri. Recently, his eighth-grade class studied privacy issues that arise under the Fourth Amendment. Ball’s students took great interest in the subject and were noticing news stories that touched on the matter. To further cover the topic, Ball, a participant in The

Do you know a Missouri high school teacher who would benefit from professional development on teaching American government basics?

The Missouri Bar Citizenship Education Program is currently recruiting teachers for the third and final year of the James Madison Legacy Project. Participating teachers get over $1,000 in curricular materials, including a classroom set of the nationally acclaimed We the People books, and a $500 stipend after completing all of the testing and teaching requirement.

26 Missouri government teachers embark on professional development series

The James Madison Legacy Project kicked off Jan. 25 at The Missouri Bar Twenty-six teachers from across Missouri converged on The Missouri Bar Center Jan. 25-26 as part of the James Madison Legacy Project. The educators first attended The Missouri Bar “We the People” and the Constitution state competition where they watched three high school

Missouri Bar Citizenship Education Program Awarded National Grant to Benefit Missouri Students, Teachers and Schools

The Missouri Bar Citizenship Education program has been selected to take part in a national program that will benefit Missouri students, teachers and schools when it comes to civics education. The James Madison Legacy Project is a three-year, nationwide initiative of the Center for Civic Education that will: increase the number of highly effective teachers

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