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Three Educator Network Members Earn Prestigious Educator Honor

JUNE 30, 2017

Three iCivics Educator Network members earned the 2017 Gilder Lehrman History Teacher of the Year Award for their state.  The Gilder Lehrman Teacher of the Year Award recognizes outstanding K12 American history teachers across the country.

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Making Connections Through the iCivics UF-Graham Center Virtual Internship

MAY 05, 2017

iCivics and University of Florida Graham Center have partnered to bring virtual internships to UF students interested in pursuing a career in the nonprofit and civic education space.

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Justice O'Connor Makes 2017 TIME 100 List

APRIL 20, 2017

iCivics founder, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor was named in the "Leader" category as one of TIME Magazine's 100 Most Influential People of 2017.

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iCivics and NACo Encourage Teachers to Teach Local

APRIL 07, 2017

April is National County Government month and iCivics and the National Association of Counties (NACo) have partnered to bring local government to the classroom with the re-launch of "Counties Work"- a game that teaches about local government through playing as a county official responsible for juggling citizen requests.

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iCivics Executive Director Louise Dubé Wins DVF People's Voice Award

MARCH 27, 2017

We are very excited to announce that iCivics Executive Director, Louise Dubé won this year's DVF People’s Voice Awards.   Dubé's win, based upon thousands of popular votes, brings $50,000 to iCivics to help continue our mission of engaging the next generation of citizens with quality, nonpartisan civic education resources.

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Announcing: The National O'Connor Scholars

MARCH 13, 2017

iCivics and the Aspen Institute are cosponsoring the National O'Connor Scholars Program.

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iCivics Executive Director Louise Dubé Up for DVF People's Voice Award

MARCH 08, 2017

We are excited to announce that iCivics Executive Director Louise Dubé has been nominated for the DVF People’s Voice Awards.

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iCivics and Newsela Partner For Media Literacy

MARCH 02, 2017

iCivics and Newsela partnered to bring their teacher communities a webinar on media literacy tools available through both platforms.

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iCivics Recognized As One of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies

FEBRUARY 13, 2017

iCivics was named one of Fast Company's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Education.

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Press Release: Sandra Day O’Connor’s iCivics Provides Free Resources to Help Students Analyze the President’s First 100 Days

JANUARY 23, 2017

Updated game, new lesson plans, infographic help students understand and analyze the presidential transition of power.

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