Check out the latest clips of Close Up in the news!

Iron County Today, July 5, 2018: Paiute youth find leadership, voice in DC trip

Washington Post, February 12, 2018: Close Up students, from Oklahoma, look under the fractured hood of democracy

Archdiocese of Miami News, October 21, 2016: Close Up alumni from Belen Jesuit participate in congressional debate

The Roundup, October 5, 2016: ONEOK donates to four Close Up school groups

C-SPAN, October 15, 2015: A tribute to Close Up founder Steve Janger

The Sun-Sentinel, June 17, 2015: Florida students participate in the Rally for Tally

Santa Maria Sun, February 18, 2015: Migrant students participate in Close Up

The American Prospect, November 5, 2014: A dispatch from Close Up’s election night watch party, October 3, 2014: Students chat with Representative Steny Hoyer, D-MD

Mille Lacs Messenger, May 10, 2014: Nay Ah Shing students participate in Close Up

Fort Leavenworth Lamp, April 24, 2014: Patton students participate in Close Up

Waseca County News, April 14, 2014: A Waseca student reflects on Close Up

North Kingstown Patch, April 2, 2014: North Kingstown students participate in Close Up, March 26, 2013: McNicholas students meet with Representative Brad Wenstrup, R-OH

The Hill, March 20, 2013: Students are invigorated by a close-up view of Congress

Boys & Girls Clubs of America, June 7, 2012: BGCA and Close Up serve military-connected youth

WJLA, May 8, 2012: Close Up and the Allstate Foundation examine safe driving policy issues


"There are many things that I learn on program every year and incorporate into giving my students a greater 'world' view."

   – Mary Ellen, Teacher, OH
Educating for democracy since 1971