Introducing Friends of the Institute

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Public Programs

We the People: Massachusetts Middle School Showcase

Middle School program

Friday, March 15, 2019, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The Edward M. Kennedy Institute hosted the 2019 We the People Massachusetts Middle School Showcase, the culmination of a nationally acclaimed curriculum-based civic education program that helps students understand the history, philosophies, and evolution of constitutional government.

The competition took place on march 15, 2019. Participating schools included:

  • Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter School
  • M. Marcus Kiley Middle School
  • Quaboag Regional Middle School

The program is organized locally by the Massachusetts Center for Civic Education, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting civic education in our schools and communities.