"We the People" program offers students lessons in analysis, speaking

Ninth-grade social-studies teachers at a Wisconsin junior high school held mock congressional hearings to test students' knowledge of the constitution, a component of a national program called "We the People." Students researched topics related to the Bill of Rights and presented arguments. "This gives the students an opportunity to show deep understanding of the subject matter and also think on their feet as they answer and respond to questions," a teacher said. "These are real-world skills they'll use the rest of their lives."

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