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THE POLK FOUNDATION for Edu Professional Educators of Tennessee is proud to support the Polk Fo The Tennessee Star Constitution Project ӹ ӹ The publication and free distribution of an original book, The Tennessee Star Guide to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights for Secondary School Students to teachers and secondary school students anywhere in the state who sign up to participate in the 2017-2018 academic year Pilot Project for use as supplementary material for 8 th grade Social Studies, high school U.S. Government and Civics, American History, and political elective classes. ӹ ӹ The development and distribution of support materials based on the popular Constitution Series by The Tennessee Star for teachers, students, and adult volunteers, along with training on its implementation in the classroom by teachers and in review sessions by adult volunteers. ӹ ӹ A Constitution Bee for Tennessee secondary school students ӹ ӹ The next event will be held April 28, 2018 in Franklin, TN. ӹ ӹ The first Constitution Bee was held in Pleasant View on September 23. Please click here to see coverage of the event, the winners, and the awards, including a trip to Washington D.C. Click Here for More Information on The Constitution Bee Polk Foundation Polk Foundation is a 501(c)(3) o children to have access to bette