Justice O’Connor made a splash in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this weekend at the 77th annual conference of the National Association of Counties. The justice keynoted the opening session, speaking to more than 1,500 county officials from around the country about the importance of civic learning.
Florida is implementing a new state-wide assessment in civics. Check out this story from the Tampa Bay Tribune about how iCivics is already helping students and teachers prepare and get excited about civic learning.
Filament Games and iCivics announced today that the Department of Education has awarded Filament Games two highly-competitive Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants. The organizations will be working in conjunction to develop two exciting innovations for online civics learning.