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5th Graders at PS 122 Awarded “Outstanding” for Project Citizen Portfolio

August 12, 2014: Congratulations to PS 122 Mamie Fay school and Anna Marketos’ 5th grade (now incoming 6th grade) class for their “Outstanding ” award at the Project Citizen National Showcase! Project Citizen is designed to engage students of all [...]

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Law Academy Students at 2014 NYSBA Mock Trial Camp

August 12, 2014 - This year, 13 Law Academy students from NYC high schools attended the 2014 New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Mock Trial Summer Institute from July 13-18.  The program is in its 9th year and is run by the [...]

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CTE STARS Manager Program Now Available for 2014-15

August 5, 2014 – Attention Career & Technical Education (CTE) school staff! The CTE STARS Program Manager is now available and schools can begin programming for the 2014-15 school year. The CTE STARS program manager can be accessed from the STARS [...]

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Upcoming Professional Development for Educators at JRC

July 27, 2014: Attention Social Studies, History, Law and Civics Teachers! The Justice Resource Center (JRC) is offering introductory professional development sessions to educators for Project Citizen (PC) on Monday, Sept. 22 and The Constitution Works (TCW) on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014.

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NYSBA Mock Trial 101 Video

July 29, 2014: Each year, the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) partners with the Justice Resource Center (JRC) to bring the high school Mock Trial competition to NYC. Students compete across all five boroughs from February through May, and [...]

 

5th Graders at PS 122 Awarded “Outstanding” for Project Citizen Portfolio

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August 12, 2014: Congratulations to PS 122 Mamie Fay school and Anna Marketos’ 5th grade (now incoming 6th grade) class for their “Outstanding ” award at the Project Citizen National Showcase! Project Citizen is designed to engage students of all ages in the research and design of a public policy in their school or community. Ms. Marketos’ class created a public policy presentation on school violence and installing panic buttons in schools. Their project was chosen from the NYC Project Citizen showcase in June to represent NY at the national level. The Center for Civic Education  held the national showcase on Thursday, July 31 and Friday, August 1 at the Calabasas Library in Calabasas, California. The team of evaluators was remarkably impressed with the students’ work. 

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Law Academy Students at 2014 NYSBA Mock Trial Camp

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August 12, 2014 - This year, 13 Law Academy students from NYC high schools attended the 2014 New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Mock Trial Summer Institute from July 13-18.  The program is in its 9th year and is run by the NYSBA Law, Youth and Citizenship Program, the partner organization with JRC for the annual NYC Mock Trial competition. Students spent a week at a YMCA resort in the Adirondacks with other student “mockers” from around the state and a terrific staff of teacher coaches and lawyers.

Students and counselors at the 2014 NYSBA Mock Trial Summer Institute, Lake George, NY

Students and counselors at the 2014 NYSBA Mock Trial Summer Institute, Lake George, NY

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