Bringing Civics Education Alive!
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Volunteer attorneys have assisted in the civic education of NH citizens through the Bar Association’s Law Related Education programs for seven decades. The NH Bar Association is committed to improving civics instruction in schools through its Law Related Education programming. Students need civics and social studies instruction to better prepare them for participation as citizens. Programs include:
- curriculum and lesson plans
- resources and guides such as Beyond High School: A Guide to Your Rights and Responsibilities
- teacher training
- adult education programs
The NHBA’s A Lawyer and Judge In Every School program pairs attorneys and judges with classrooms statewide to explore concepts of law, rights and responsibilities of citizenship. For grades K-12.
Explore the variety of lesson plans offered.
Beyond High School: A Guide to Your Rights and Responsibilities provides students with basic information on their legal rights and responsibilities when they reach the age of 18 and are considered adults.
The NHBA’s When Love Hurts: Rights, Responsibilities, Realities program educates students about the warning signs and consequences of dating violence and where they can find help. For students grades 8 – 12.
Do students know enough about their government to pass the citizenship test? A guest attorney presents Civics in Action to your classroom introducing students to their role as citizens and increasing their knowledge of the US Constitution. For students grades 5- 12.