We are grateful to Heidi Schreck and to the cast and crew of What the Constitution Means to Me for finding our book so helpful and for inviting us to appear on Broadway!
The Constitution states that, if no presidential candidate gets a majority in the Electoral College—that is, 270 votes—then the House of Representatives chooses the president.
The United States has one of the lowest voter-turnout rates in the world
The Constitution doesn’t cover all of the rights that some people believe are necessary in the twenty-first century. For example, the Constitution does not provide young people with the right to get an education.
States differ a lot in regard to their requirements, if any, for civics education and whether kids even learn about the Constitution.
The final Blog-a-Fault-Line contest winner! High Schooler Gabriel Quiroga discusses presidential pardons.