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Teachers' and School Administrators' Corner

The court system´s Office of Public Affairs web site provides tools for teaching about the New York State justice system.

The New York State Bar Association's Law, Youth and Citizenship Program (LYC) promotes citizenship and law-related education in schools throughout New York State. LYC assists educators in creating opportunities for students to become effective citizens able to participate fully in our democratic society.

State Court Watch (a project of the Law, Youth and Citizenship Program of the New York State Bar Association) is a resource for teachers and students interested in making connections among New York State case law, famous U.S. Supreme Court cases, and topics covered in U.S. Government and citizenship classes.

The New York State Bar Association and a number of minority bar associations created a Brown v. Board of Education website in 2005 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision of the United States Supreme Court.

"The American Jury: Bulwark of Democracy" is an on-line resource guide devoted to explaining the American jury system and its role in American legal, social, and political life.

The American Bar Association Public Education Division provides a wealth of law-related material for teachers nationwide.

The Center for Civic Education is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, educational corporation that promotes an enlightened and responsible citizenry committed to democratic principles and actively engaged in the practice of democracy in the United States and other countries.

The New York Times Learning Network site for Grades three to 12 is intended for students, teachers and parents, and includes sections devoted to Civics and to Social Studies, among many other topics.

The web site of the United States Supreme Court has information about the Court and its history, and provides access to all Opinions of the Court, starting with 1991.

The OYEZ Project is dedicated to making the work of the Supreme Court of the United States accessible to all. The project chronicles the work of the Supreme Court and its members through text, images, audio, and video.

Project PATCH develops educational materials and facilitates law and citizenship education programs throughout the nine-school Northport district. The program partners with the courts, local law enforcement, Touro Law Center and the State Bar's Law, Youth and Citizenship Program.

The New York State Education Department web site contains a wide array of resources for parents, teachers, school administrators and others.

 
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