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Constitution Day and Citizenship Day


Background

The United States Congress and the President have enacted a provision of law requiring every educational institution receiving federal funds to “hold an educational program” on September 17 of each year in observance of “Constitution Day and Citizenship Day.”1

Non-Binding Recommendations

To assist educational institutions in complying with the requirement to observe “Constitution Day and Citizenship Day,” the California Department of Education (CDE) offers the following non-binding recommendations:

Questions:   Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division | CFIRD@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0881
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