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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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iCivics and Annenberg Public Policy Center Release Updated Online Civics Games

MAY 06, 2020

Great for at-home and remote learning: The updated and redesigned Branches of Power helps students understand the balance of power among the president, Congress, and the courts, while Court Quest teaches players how the nation’s court system works.

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iCivics Launches First Ever Student-Led Social Media Campaign

FEBRUARY 26, 2020

#CivicsForUs, a social media effort led by the iCivics ​Youth As Civic Experts Network, will ask students across the country how civic education can be more relatable and equitable for all.

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iCivics at SXSWEDU 2020

FEBRUARY 10, 2020

iCivics will lead two panel sessions on civic education at this year's SXSW EDU Conference & Festival in March.

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Chief Justice Roberts Promotes Civic Education in Year-End Report

JANUARY 02, 2020

Chief Justice Roberts focused on the urgent need for civic education, while highlighting the work of iCivics in his message.

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iCivics' 2019 Annual Report Available

DECEMBER 12, 2019

iCivics celebrates 10 years of acheivements, while reaffirming a strong commitment to ensure high-quality, non-partisan, and relevant civic education for all students.

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National Endowment for the Humanities & U.S. Department of Education Award $650,000 to iCivics

NOVEMBER 05, 2019

iCivics will lead a coalition of experts in assessing the state of, and best practices in, the teaching of American history, civics, and government in K-12 education. 

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iCivics Featured in Boston Globe

OCTOBER 08, 2019

New Massachusetts state standards for civics instruction are changing the way civics is taught and prioritized across the state.

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iCivics & Discovery Education to Host Virtual Viewing Party on Constitution Day

AUGUST 27, 2019

Register your students to attend on September 17 and engage them in finding their voices and knowing their rights.  

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