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27-Dec-2010

Some in public life are taking positive steps to correct this. Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor is active as ever in her post-jurist days promoting iCivics, an interactive project to engage students...

27-Dec-2010

If you’re like many Americans, you spent part of your Christmas holiday playing with your Wii, Xbox360, PlayStation 3, or Nintendo—or know someone who did. 

06-Dec-2010

Teachers from around Oregon learned about some new ways — and relearned some old ways — to educate students about how state government works.

08-Nov-2010

iCivics is ingenious. It uses computer games to engage students in problem-solving in which the student "wins" by mastering knowledge of the U.S. Constitution and essential foundational principles of our nation.

02-Nov-2010

Event marked the launch of the Virtue Foundation / iCivics Digital Storytelling Initiative 

01-Nov-2010

No matter how the elections go Tuesday, eighth-graders at Whitehorse Middle School learned something about the process that they are not likely to forget.

25-Oct-2010

Since retiring from the Supreme Court, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor has been on a mission to overcome the ignorance of far too many students in our schools of the roots of their liberties in American history.
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22-Oct-2010

On Friday, September 17, Americans celebrate the signing of the law of the land on that day in 1787. But you knew that, right? If not, Sandra Day O’Connor, a former Supreme Court justice, has the Web site for you. ...

21-Oct-2010

More than one million iCivics games have been played by students across the country

October 21, 2010 – WASHINGTON, DC – iCivics announced today that, in just over a year, more than one million...

14-Oct-2010

Well, we are at the Stuart-Hobson Middle School, a public school in the District of Columbia located just a couple of blocks from your old stomping grounds, the United States Supreme Court.