You have an opportunity to let your students become civics champions. How? By having them join the national civics essay competition.
The National Center for State Courts invites third-to fifth-graders to submit a 100-word essay on “What is Civics Education and Why Is It Important?“ The winner will receive a $100 Amazon gift card and copies of the educational graphic novel, Justice Case Files: The Case of the Broken Controller,for his or her grade. The winning entry will also be featured in future NCSC publications.
Entries can be hand-written or typed. Find out how to enter at www.ncsc.org/contest/. Come on students. Let’s show the nation that Ohio knows its stuff!
Essays are due by February 20.