Constitution Day is a national holiday celebrated to ensure that
students in our country gain an increased knowledge and
appreciation for the Constitution of the United States of
America. Observed on September 17th of each year, the day for
that coincides with the date that the delegates of the
Constitutional Convention signed the document in Philadelphia in
1787. In December 2004, the United States Congress passed
legislation requiring that all educational institutions that
receive federal funds implement educational programs relating to
the United States Constitution in commemoration of Constitution
Take the opportunity to expand your knowledge of the U.S.
Constitution, the document that provides the basis of our
everyday freedoms, and the foundation of our country.