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College Board Makes Changes to SAT Test

MARCH 05, 2014

On March 5th, the College Board announced that it will be redesigning the SAT® exam in 2016. Among the changes, the exam will now include civics-based reading and writing passages.

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Our Annual Report

FEBRUARY 19, 2014

iCivics releases its 2013 Annual Report.

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Justice O’Connor Video Thanks Teachers

MAY 22, 2013

Justice Sandra Day O'Connor makes a video thanking teachers for their feedback and comments on their iCivics experience and emphasizing the iCivics' team's commitment to help.

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Sandra Day O’Connor: First Woman to be nominated to the Supreme Court

MARCH 26, 2013

On Justice O'Connor's birthday, we reviewed some of her milestones and gathered several teaching resrouces for this month's commemoration of Women's History Month.

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Justice O'Connor discusses civic education on 'Morning Joe'

MARCH 05, 2013

While discussing her new book, Out of Order, Justice O'Connor also spread the word about iCivics with help from the Morning Joe crew.

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iCivics celebrates President’s Day

FEBRUARY 15, 2013

Look through our favorite digital resources for engaging your students this president's day.

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Drafting Board boosts students' writing skill, independent researchers find

DECEMBER 19, 2012

The team here at iCivics is ecstatic to learn that our most ambitious project to date, Drafting Board, is more effective at teaching argumentative (persuasive) writing than traditional teaching approaches.

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iCivics Launches Drafting Board, Innovative Common Core-Aligned Writing Tool

NOVEMBER 29, 2012

iCivics is revolutionizing both civic learning and the teaching of writing skills with the launch of its new tool, Drafting Board.

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Civics Takes Seattle By Storm

NOVEMBER 19, 2012

We report on the National Council on the Social Studeis (NCSS) Annual Conference. The keynote event and major highlight of the conference was a citizenship and naturalization ceremony followed by a Q&A session with Justice O'Connor and Gerda Weissman Klein on the importance of citizenship.

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A Philadelphia Story

NOVEMBER 19, 2012

According to a story from local ABC station WPVI, iCivics is a hit in Philadelphia.

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