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Civics in Real Life

Civics is all around us. There is a lot to know about the government and how “We the People” interact with the government and each other. Let’s help each other expand our civic literacy.

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HB5 Lesson Plans

This high school government lesson plan was developed to facilitate instruction and discussion concerning the United States’ founding principles versus totalitarian systems of government.

This lesson is aligned to the expectations of HB 5 (2021): Civic Education Curriculum. Our essential question: Why are the founding principles essential for a free society?

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Lou Frey Institute/Florida Joint Center for Citizenship Updated Website!

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The Florida Joint Center for Citizenship at the Lou Frey Institute is looking for help!

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FCSS 2022 Annual Conference Now Accepting Proposals