June 3, 2005
Education Dept. Issues Rules on 'Constitution Day' Requirement
Guidelines issued last week by the Department of Education direct all educational institutions that receive federal dollars to offer students instruction on the U.S. Constitution each September 17, but stop short of requiring a specific curriculum for the annual Constitution Day and Citizenship Day.
Instead, the department's notice, which was published in the May 24 Federal Register, points educators to Internet resources for information, including Web sites run by the Library of