Education news items

Justices Sotomayor and Gorsuch Share iCivics and Civics with CBS Sunday Morning

FEBRUARY 04, 2019

iCivics featured on CBS Sunday Morning

Justice Sonia Sotomayor Sits Down with Soledad O’Brien to Talk Civic Education

JANUARY 08, 2019

Supreme Court Justice and iCivics Board Member, Sonia Sotomayor, discusses the importance of civic education and calls for its revival in American schools.

Scaling a National Moment: iCivics Annual Report Available

JANUARY 03, 2019

Read key highlights from the iCivics FY18 Annual Report

A conversation on Justice at 92nd Street Y

DECEMBER 04, 2018

iCivics and 92Y host an intergenerational conversation on justice in New York City.

Governor Baker Signs Bill S.2631 Into Law

NOVEMBER 09, 2018

On November 8th, Governor Charlie Baker signed S2631, An Act to promote and enhance civic engagement.

Spotlight on Educator Network: Paul Solarz (IL)

NOVEMBER 08, 2018

This spotlight on our Educator Network features Paul Solarz (IL) a fifth-grade teacher from Illinois. Interested in joining the Educator Network? Contact us: info@icivics.org. If you are interested in serving on the iCivics Educator Network or want more information, visit www.icivics.org/our-network.

Teaching Midterm Elections: Walk that Minefield Courageously

NOVEMBER 05, 2018

iCivics Educator Network member, Meg Dombro (VA) shares how teachers can incorporate the midterms into their class curriculum in a meaningful and engaging way!

Spotlight on Educator Network: Nathan McAlister (KS)

OCTOBER 29, 2018

This spotlight on our Educator Network features Nathan McAlister, a history teacher from Kansas. Interested in joining the Educator Network? Contact us: info@icivics.org. If you are interested in serving on the iCivics Educator Network or want more information, visit www.icivics.org/our-network.

iCivics Thanks Justice O'Connor As She Retires From Public Life

OCTOBER 24, 2018

iCivics founder Justice Sandra Day O’Connor announced that she is stepping back from public life because of her diagnosis of dementia.

Spotlight on Educator Network: Felicia Frantz (CO)

OCTOBER 22, 2018

This spotlight on our Educator Network features Felicia Frantz, an eighth-grade social studies teacher from Colorado. Interested in joining the Educator Network? Contact us here.