Advancing Civics Education - A.C.E

A.C.E. Program Goals

  • Exploring the role of citizens, government and law in society
  • Enlivening the classroom by linking current events and interactive lessons to existing social studies curriculum
  • Invigorating students with role playing and small group activities
  • Providing support networks and role models
  • Preventing dropouts and encouraging responsible decision-making
  • Affording insight into the core tenets that undergird our Constitutional legal system
  • Reflecting upon power structures including appropriate methods of dispute resolution
  • Involving the legal community in the daily challenges and successes of Philadelphia public schools
  • Showing that adults are invested in students' success
  • Exposing high school students to diverse attorneys, judges and practice areas

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