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Justice Sandra Day O'Connor Honored For Her Work in Civic Education

APRIL 16, 2015

iCivics founder, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor was honored for her advocacy work for civic education, as well as her impact on female judges and justice for women and girls worldwide at the inaugural Seneca Women Global Leadership Forum on Wednesday, April 15, 2015.

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Tribute Event with Seneca Women April 15th

APRIL 14, 2015

iCivics joins Seneca Women in tribute to honor Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor for her advocacy work for civic education; her impact on female judges; and her impact on justice for women and girls worldwide.

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Close Up Tweet Up Recap: A Democratized Civic Learning Experience

MARCH 04, 2015

Amber Coleman-Mortley, Digital Media Manager at iCivics, reports on the February 17th, 2015 Close Up DC high school debate.

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Robert Henry Joins iCivics Board of Directors

FEBRUARY 26, 2015

iCivics announces the appointment of Robert Henry to the iCivics Board of Directors. Having served in each branch of government- Oklahoma House of Representatives (1976-86); Attorney General of Oklahoma (1986, 1990); U.S. Court of Appeals or the Tenth Circuit- Henry brings a great depth of civic knowledge to iCivics.  

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2015 MACEI Award

FEBRUARY 04, 2015

iCivics is one of nine nonprofit organizations around the world to receive the 2015 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions.

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iCivics 2014 Annual Report Available

DECEMBER 16, 2014

iCivics releases their 2014 Annual Report.

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iCivics NCSS Recap

DECEMBER 08, 2014

Annually NCSS (National Council for the Social Studies) holds a large conference that brings together teachers, non profits, education companies and advocacy groups, in an effort to engage, support and advocate for the growth and impact of the social studies landscape.

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Bonnie McElveen-Hunter Joins iCivics Board of Directors

NOVEMBER 03, 2014

iCivics announces the appointment of Bonnie McElveen-Hunter to the iCivics Board of Directors. A leader in the business and philanthropic communities, Bonnie brings to iCivics her passion for civic education and her strong business acumen.

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Investing in Game Assessment

AUGUST 20, 2014

GlassLab, a nonprofit comprised of learning scientists, software developers and assessment designers has made their assessment and analytic tools available for free to third party developers.  The first small cohort including iCivics will participate in  studies to provide evidence of student learning through their games and learning materials this fall.

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iCivics Welcomes the Teachers Council

JULY 15, 2014

iCivics welcomes Teachers Council members to Washington, DC to train the new council on a new mission centered around service.

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