New Jersey

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Belleville High School

BHS Law-Related Education Program

Provides high school age students with a comprehensive review of the U.S. legal system, court system and court processes, and the evolution of the rule of law. The BHS LRE Program of study enables students to understand how the law affects them as citizens, consumers, and members of the workforce. The program also features a mock trial competition.

New Jersey Center for Civic Education

The New Jersey Center for Civic Education is an independent, non-profit affiliated with the Rutgers University School of Arts & Sciences. The Center's mission is to enhance the teaching of civics, law, justice, citizenship, history, government & humanities in New Jersey K-12 schools through professional development for teachers.

Putting the Pieces Together: Integrating Civics and Economics into Teaching US History

A two-day summer institute for middle and high school teachers, July 22-23, 2015, at Rutgers University in Piscataway, NJ. The focus is economic and civic choices or decisions made by U.S. governmental and business leaders as well as individuals and their impact or consequences in history.

New Jersey Law and Education Empowerment Project, Inc (NJLEEP)

NJ LEEP is a community-based organization in partnership with the Center for Social Justice at Seton Hall Law School that empowers urban youth in grades eight to twelve from northern New Jersey to perform at high academic levels by building skills through law-related education, mentoring,mock-trial, summer internship and law institute programs.