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Carver High School
ONE THIRD of U.S. high school students believe that the government can legally suppress news stories. Nearly half think that the President can adjourn Congress at will. Three quarters don’t know that the Fifth Amendment protects against self-incrimination. As this national wave of constitutional illiteracy grows, a new project at Penn Law is working to ensure that Philadelphia’s teens understand the document that was written in their city 219 years ago. Twenty-five Penn Law students are visiting Philadelphia public high schools to teach students about their basic constitutional rights and responsibilities.

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