Last year, more than
young people benefited from Street Law, Inc. programs and curricular materials.
Last year, more than
educators, legal professionals, and other volunteers were supported or mobilized to teach young people.

Street Law works. Studies show that our programs:

  • Align with research-based civic education practices

  • Enable teachers to adopt and continue to use student-centered learning pedagogy.

  • Increase participants’ abilities to form and express opinions on contested public issues.

  • Develop participants’ pathways to legal careers.

  • Reduce recidivism among youth diverted from the juvenile justice system.

  • Build the skills of future legal professionals.

Summer Associates Program is Back in Action

Formal evaluation findings

Supreme Court Summer Institute for Teachers

An evaluation of the Supreme Court Summer Institute for Teachers, a six-day professional development program for secondary social studies teachers, found that:

  • Teachers became significantly more confident in using Institute teaching strategies and content.
  • Teachers’ use of Institute teaching strategies and content increased.
  • Teachers’ knowledge about the Supreme Court grew.

Full Reports:

2017 SCSI Evaluation Executive Summary

2017 SCSI Evaluation Report

Legal Diversity Pipeline Program

Evaluations of the Legal Diversity Pipeline Program show increases in the following:

  • Students’ awareness of legal career pathways
  • Students’ awareness of the steps necessary to obtain those careers
  • Students’ overall interest in the legal profession
  • Students’ levels of inspiration by the program’s volunteers as role models

Full Reports:

2011 Legal Diversity Pipeline Program for Law Firms Evaluation Report

2007 Legal Diversity Pipeline Program for Corporate Legal Departments Evaluation Report

Evaluations of Past Initiatives