Connecticut’s Kid Governor® 2021-22

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    Connecticut Public Affairs Network

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    Kid Governor®️ (KG) is a national award-winning civics program created by CTDC. This immersive program teaches 5th graders about state government, the history and process of voting, and the importance of civic engagement through an authentic election of a Kid Governor. Timed to coincide with Election Day in November, KG is an annual program that offers schools opportunities to enter one student candidate into a statewide election that other 5th graders vote in. Classes can vote in the election, nominate a classmate to run for office, or both.

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