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Ballotpedia is a free, comprehensive digital resource that provides unbiased information on elections, voting, politics, and public policies. Users can see a sample ballot based on their address, along with reviewing content related to the cuurent year's federal, state, and local elections and ballot measures. In addition to election and voting information, the site provides background on the current presidential administration and also statistics, snapshots, maps, and other details about the three branches of the federal government, state and municipal governments, and even information about local school boards in large U.S. cities. Read More


Developed by the League of Women Voters Education Fund, Vote411 provides users with all types of nonpartisan election related information for national and state/local specific races and ballot questions. Users can simply click on their their state and get up to date information about upcoming elections. Moreover, users can access a polling place locator where they can type in their home address find their exact voting location. In addition to these options, users can retrieve information about early voting procedures, ID requirements, and tips on how to watch debates with a critical eye. Read More

USA Learns Citizensip Course

USA Learns now has a U.S. Citizenship course to help learners prepare for citizenship or naturalization interview. The course has four units: Unit 1: Steps to Becoming a U.S. Citizen | Unit 2: N-400 Interview Practice | Unit 3: Civics, Reading and Writing Practice | Unit 4: Your Interview and New Citizenship Read More

USCIS Educator Resource Center

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) maintains a free, online resource center for educators and volunteers who are helping students prepare for citizenship. The comprehensive website has information about the naturalization process, links to supplemental teaching resources, and opportunities for professional development. Read More


iCivics is a free, non-partisan, one-stop website for all topics related to civic knowledge.  It includes curriculum units and downloadable lesson plans for government-related topics such as the Constitution, the three branches, and civil rights. Other units focus on citizenship, core literacy skills, and persuasive writing. The lessons are written for middle to high school leveled students. iCivics also offers a variety of online educational games that emphasize social studies skills and topics. Read More