California Civic Learning Award Winners for 2013

The Civic Learning Award for California public high schools, co-sponsored by California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye and California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson, spotlights successful efforts to engage students in civic learning and identify models that can be replicated in other schools.

News Release: 2013 Civic Learning Award Winners Announced

Follow the links below for details about high school civics programming. School pages include photo galleries from award ceremonies held around the state.

AWARD HIGH SCHOOL SCHOOL DISTRICT RECOGNIZED FOR

Excellence

Alliance Judy Ivie Burton Tech Academy

Alliance College-Ready Public Schools

U.S. Government; Civic Action Project (CAP); The Bureau

Excellence

Golden Valley High School

Kern Union High School District

We The People; Project Citizen; Interact Club

Excellence

San Marino High School

San Marino Unified School District

Civic Learning - Interdisciplinary Extra Curriculum; Civic Learning - Extra Curriculum; Civic Learning - Within the Curriculum

Distinction

Albany High School

Albany Unified School District

Renewal Debates; Extra-Curricular Programs; Shared Governance

Distinction

Brawley Union High School

Brawley Union High School

Bilingual Civics Club; Bilingual Civics Course; Bilingual United States History

Distinction

Irvington High School

Fremont Unified School District

Benchmark Projects

Distinction

Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep High School

Natomas Unified

Law-Themed Curriculum; Senior Project; Peer Sentencing Court

Distinction

Poway High School

Poway Unified School District

Senior Project Requirement; Government, Politics and Civics Courses; Associated Student Body (Student Govt.)

Merit

Beaumont High School

Beaumont Unified School District

Mock Trial; Mock Election; Peer Mediation

Merit

Bell Gardens

Montebello Unified School District

Civic Action Project (CAP)/Senior Community Project; Mock-Election Arsalyn Program (Ludwick Family Found.); Deliberating in a Democracy

Merit

Buhach Colony High School

Merced Union High School District

Role of Women in Society and U.S. History Class

Merit

Carmel High School

Carmel Unified School District

AP U.S. Government and Politics; Mock Trial Club and Team; Student Leadership

Merit

Centennial High School

Kern High School District

We The People Program; Government College Prep; Centennial Mock Trial Program

Merit

Cesar Chavez Continuation High School

Compton Unified School District

Mock Presidential Election 2012-2013;
Union Rescue Mission: Service Learning; ASB/Student Leadership Class

Merit

DaVinci Charter Academy

Davis Joint Unified School District

Rise of Democratic Ideas (Island Project); Senior Project - Hail to the Chief

Merit

Frontier

Oxnard Union High School District

Mock Trial

Merit

GW Carver School of Arts and Sciences

Sac-City Unified School District

Student Government Enrichment Club; Re-Thinking Technology Enrichment Club; Economics and Poverty Project

Merit

Ivy Academia Entrepreneurial Charter School

Ivy Academia

AP U.S. History; Government; ASB

Merit

John Burroughs High School

Burbank Unified School District

Junior State of America

Merit

Los Altos High School

Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District

Students for Haiti Solidarity; US History - Muckraking Project; History Week - The Pursuit of Rights

Merit

Royal High School

Simi Valley Unified School District

Citizen Scholar Institute and Diploma Seal; Authentic Civic Experiences; Simulations of Democratic Processes

Merit

Valley High School

Elk Grove Unified School District

Valley Leadership; Valley Health TECH Academy; Social Sciences Department

Site Map | Careers | Contact Us | Accessibility | Public Access to Records | Terms of Use | Privacy