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 County Board of Education Recognizes Constitution Week

At its September 2018 meeting, the San Diego County Board of Education unanimously passed a resolution declaring September 17 to 23 as Constitution Week. The resolution reads:

WHEREAS Sept. 17, 2018, marks the 231st anniversary of the drafting of the Constitution of the United States of America by the Constitutional Convention; and

WHEREAS it is fitting and proper to accord official recognition to this magnificent document and its memorable anniversary; and to the patriotic celebrations which will commemorate the occasion; and

WHEREAS Public Law 915 guarantees the issuing of a proclamation each year by the President of the United States of America, designating Sep. 17 through 23, 2018, as Constitution Week: Therefore be it

PROCLAIMED, that the San Diego County Board of Education hereby recognizes the week of Sept. 17 through 23, 2018, as Constitution Week and asks our citizens to reaffirm the ideals the Framers of the Constitution had in 1787 by vigilantly protecting the freedoms guaranteed to us through this guardian of our liberties, remembering that lost rights may never be regained.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, this Proclamation is presented to the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Sons of the American Revolution, and the Children of the American Revolution of San Diego County this 12th day of September 2018.

The San Diego County Office of Education’s History and Social Science team is committed to promoting and supporting high-quality history and social science education throughout the county. The team provides direct services to districts through professional learning and networking opportunities. They work collaboratively with districts, professional organizations, and other agencies to ensure students progress through our schools developing the knowledge, skills, and literacy necessary for a deep understanding of civics, economics, geography, and history.