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The Center for Civic Education is pleased to announce a three-week NEH Summer Institute/National Academy for Civics and Government for educators from public and private high schools, middle schools, and upper elementary schools to be held in Los Angeles. The Institute, through a grant provided by the
National Endowment of the Humanities, will provide 25 Americans and up to five international educators the opportunity to engage in serious study and seminar-style discussion of basic ideas of political theory, the principles of the founding of the Constitution of the United States, and the values of American constitutional democracy.

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Learn more about the institute and how to apply:
Brochure, Dear Colleague Letter & Application  
Application Cover Sheet

Agenda for the 2013 National Academy (tentative) 
Course Outline for the National Academy (to be revised for 2013)

Applications are due March 4, 2013, with notification of acceptance on April 1, 2013.

International educators who wish to apply should have their own sponsorship. Educators from outside of the United States may contact Alissa Irion for application instructions.