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Education and Philanthropy Leaders Larry Kramer, Andrea Foggy-Paxton, and Gerard Robinson Join iCivics' Board of Directors

FEBRUARY 23, 2021

Kramer, Foggy-Paxton, and Robinson will play a critical role in iCivics’ expanded scope to help create an American school system that is committed to providing high-quality civic education to all students.

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iCivics, XanEdu Partner to Provide Students with Workbooks to Meet the New Massachusetts Civics Project Requirement

FEBRUARY 05, 2021

iCivics has partnered with custom content publisher XanEdu to help Massachusetts students discover the power of creating positive change.

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Educating for American Democracy National Forum

FEBRUARY 04, 2021

Join us at the National Forum on March 2, 2021 for the official release of the Educating for American Democracy Roadmap and Report.

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iCivics and Kami Partner to Provide Educators With Accessible, Interactive Digital Lessons for Teaching Civics

JANUARY 26, 2021

Kami has transformed iCivics’ lesson plans into digitally assignable activities that make the curriculum tailor-made for use during the extension of remote learning and at a time when civics lessons are in-demand.

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TWU, iCivics Launch Digital Game to Promote Civic Engagement

DECEMBER 08, 2020

iCivics has partnered with the Jane Nelson Institute for Women’s Leadership at Texas Woman’s University to launch Counties Work: Texas, a first-of-its-kind digital game to teach young Texans about local government and how to solve community problems. 

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Farewell to Flash, Hello to More!

DECEMBER 04, 2020

Although we're saying goodbye to Adobe Flash and a few iCivics games at the end of the year, we've upgraded the majority of our game library to become even more equitable and inclusive!

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iCivics' Executive Director, Louise Dubé, Pens Boston Globe Op-ed on Civic Education

OCTOBER 26, 2020

Teaching young people about political institutions — and their roles in them — is critical for repairing our country. 

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iCivic Partners with Penguin Young Readers for The Ordinary Kids Change the World Challenge

OCTOBER 14, 2020

The challenge aims to foster the creativity of students and classrooms around the U.S. by encouraging submissions on how they would change the world. 

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As Election Nears, iCivics and the Annenberg Public Policy Center Offer Three Updated Civics Learning Games to Teach Students How Government Works

AUGUST 12, 2020

The free, nonpartisan online games are designed to help educators, parents, and families teach students how the branches of government interact, how the judicial system works, and how laws are made. 

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iCivics Launches Impact Points Challenge

JUNE 11, 2020

Kids can play iCivics games to learn how to solve civic problems and contribute their points earned to help make donations to charities.

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