CENTER FOR EDUCATION IN LAW AND DEMOCRACY
2008 COLORADO PROJECT CITIZEN SHOWCASES

May 8, 2008: Elementary and Middle School Project Citizen Showcase
  Participating Schools Portfolio Topics

 

 


1st Place

 

Lake County Middle School
Teacher: Erin Allman

Park Hill Elementary
Melinda Bowers

Green Valley Elementary
Teacher: Stefani Sullivan

Spann Elementary
Teacher: Karen Munch

High Line Elementary
Teacher: Caryn Machovoe

Lake County Middle School
Teacher: Erin Allman

Park Hill Elementary
Teacher: Meghan Wren

Lincoln Elementary
Teacher: Tiffany Berry

Green Valley Elementary
Teacher: Wanda McCreary

Summit Elementary
Teacher: Bev Feller

Summit Elementary
Teacher: Bev Feller

What should Colorado’s government do to ease traffic on I-70?


How can we get people to use the recycling at Park Hill?


Should elementary students have 30 minutes of PE daily?


What should be done to limit Styrofoam in Pueblo?


What should be done about the high price of gasoline?


What should be done about Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids?


What can be done to motivate citizens of Denver to recycle more?


Should elementary schools have competitive sports programs?


Should it be illegal to possess tobacco or tobacco products if you are under 18 years of age?

How can we get more affordable busses for field trips?


How can we persuade Colorado to enact a 5 cent deposit/refund policy for plastic water bottles?



May 9, 2008: High School Project Citizen Showcase
Schools Portfolio Topics
Aurora Central

• Should school funding formulas be equalized?
• What education services should be offered to undocumented youth?
• Should Colorado issue driver licenses to non-citizens?

Rangeview

• Should APS modify the grading system?
• What should Rangeview do to lower the dropout rate?

Lincoln
1st Place

• Should the City of Denver protect the 4th and 14th Amendment rights of Hispanics?
• Should Denver invest in the overall look of Federal Blvd.?

Grandview

• Should the GHS parking lot policy be enforced?
• Should the water restrictions be tightened?
• Should Colorado prohibit text messaging while driving?

Northglenn

• What policies will reduce childhood sexual abuse?
• Should Colorado sponsor an awareness campaign about “Pharming”?

La Junta

• Should the LJHS parking lot policy be updated?

Thornton

• Should Colorado prohibit text messaging while driving?
• Should Colorado monitor explicit lyrics to protect children?

Mountain Range

• What policies will lower the dropout rate at Mountain Range?