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Celebrate Constitution Day online

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TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; On Sept. 17, 1787, the U.S. Constitution was signed by 39 brave men who changed the course of history. Now Constitution Day is a time to continue their legacy and develop habits of citizenship in a new generation of Americans. Celebrate Constitution Day! Please note that Constitution Day (Sept. 17) falls on a Saturday this year. Schools will celebrate Constitution Day Friday, Sept. 16, 2011 to meet their Constitution Day education requirement.

Free, interactive webcast airs all day Sept. 16, at http://www.constitutioncenter.org/constitutionday

This free, fun and fascinating webcast teaches about this historic day with National Constitution Centerand#8217;s education staff live chats. All you need is an Internet connection to participate. This yearand#8217;s new episode, Constitution Hall Pass: Freedom of Expression, brings the story of the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights to life and celebrates artists, writers and musicians throughout history who have exercised their right to free expression.

Last yearand#8217;s Constitution Hall Pass featured Justice Sandra Day Oand#8217;Connor and#8212; so donand#8217;t be surprised if you see other famous faces in this yearand#8217;s webcast!

Visit the Constitution Day website for information on celebrating Constitution Day, classroom and parent resources and more.

and#8212; Submitted to aedgett@sierrasun.com

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