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The American Promise is a story about America and the people who make it work. Check out the latest news, events and updates below. Also, take advantage of the lesson plans and valuable resources available throughout this Web site.


Enter the This I Believe Essay Contest
Starting April 4, 2005, This I Believe weekly feature airs on NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Find out how you can enter an essay to be considered for broadcast. The program is sponsored by The American Promise sponsor, Farmers Insurance.

Share your lesson plans and activities related to the war on Iraq
We'd like to know how you are helping your students cope with our nation being at war.

83rd NCSS Annual Conference November 14th through 16th, 2003
Learn more about the conference and how to register.

An insurance Web site developed just for teachers
Information on discounts plus classroom resources.

What have you done with The American Promise videos and lesson plans?
We'd like to help you get the recognition you deserve.

Department of Education unveils new Hispanic Web site
Designed to help Hispanic families get their children into college.

If you have new information on a program that is covered in The American Promise, a relevant news item or information on upcoming events, let us know and we'll share it with the visitors to our site.


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