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iCivics Featured in Wall Street Journal

NOVEMBER 14, 2016

iCivics was featured in an article in the Wall Street Journal.

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How iCivics got to be Successful… (the 4Ps of Success)

NOVEMBER 07, 2016

Louise Dubé, Executive Director at iCivics, shares how iCivics reached its success.

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Teaching the Election Blog Post No. 3: The Ugly

NOVEMBER 01, 2016

This Election season, BrainPOP! and iCivics have teamed up to bring you exciting and relevant ideas and resources for teaching about this nation-wide teachable moment in both deep and interactive ways. Here is the third and final installment of our Teaching the Election blog series: The Ugly.

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Civic Education on Talk Radio This Week

OCTOBER 27, 2016

As the election draws near, there has been an expressed interest in how we might improve civic knowledge, civic participation, and civic education in the United States.  Here are two great radio interviews with the leadership from Teaching for Democracy Alliance members, iCivics and CIRCLE. 

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Why Civics Needs a Spotlight Right Now

OCTOBER 19, 2016

Louise Debé, Executive Director at iCivics, and Susan Griffin, former Executive Director of NCSS, reflect on the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act and the role iCivics can play in meeting those guidelines in the classroom.

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Justice O'Connor Op-Ed in Cosmopolitan

OCTOBER 19, 2016

iCivics founder, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, speaks to the importance of women exercising their right to vote in Cosmopolitan.

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U.S. Department of Education Secretary John King on Civic Education

OCTOBER 19, 2016

U.S. Department of Education Secretary John King delivered remarks to the National Press Club in Washington, DC. at 1pm. King spoke on the importance of civics as part of a well-rounded education and also discussed civic engagement as a cornerstone of democracy. The full Press Release is below.

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Calling All Student Artist! iCivics Holiday Card Competition

OCTOBER 06, 2016

iCivics is looking for student artwork to include in this year's holiday cards that reflects students’ perspective on peace and civic engagement.

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How Can We Make Civic Education Fun?

OCTOBER 05, 2016

A conversation between Carrie Ray-Hill, Director of Content at iCivics, and Gloria Li, UF. Gloria Li asks Carrie about her personal interest in these projects, the design and development process, and the ultimate vision for iCivics.

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Teaching the Election Blog Post No. 2: The Bad

OCTOBER 04, 2016

This Election season, BrainPOP! and iCivics have teamed up to bring you exciting and relevant ideas and resources for teaching about this nation-wide teachable moment in both deep and interactive ways. Here is the second installment of our Teaching the Election blog series: The Bad.

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