In-person and Virtual Program Offerings for Grades 9-12
In-person visit (2 hours) or virtual program (1 hour)
Number of participants: 10-60 students (virtual) or 10-100 students (in-person)
Students participate in a simulated U.S. Senate session and a live floor debate on an actual piece of legislation pending before the Senate. Students will consider the issue from multiple perspectives, share their own ideas, and then cast their votes.
Groups can choose from the following topics:
The Electoral College Learn more about the history, function, and significance of the Electoral College and why there’s a movement to end and replace it.
The Green New Deal Unpack a plan to reshape the national economy in order to better protect our planet from climate change.
Voting Rights Consider national legislative solutions to issues around voter access and election integrity.
Real Life Civics: Traditions and Norms
Virtual program (1 hour)
Number of participants: 10-60 students
The values and expectations for those who serve in government are compellingly articulated in our presentation.
School Year 2022-2023
In-person and Virtual Program Fees
All U.S. Public Schools
Sponsored in part by the generous support of Commonwealth of Massachusetts
All Other School Groups
$5 / MA student, in-person $5 / non-MA student, virtual $6 / non-MA student, in-person
Scholarships are available on a limited basis for qualifying Massachusetts schools
All College Groups
$10 / student
To schedule a program please complete our Program Request Form.
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