Annenberg Classroom has released a new film exploring the history of Juneteenth and illustrating how and why freedom and citizenship were intertwined.
Educators Chosen to Write Lesson Plans for Annenberg Classroom Film ‘Juneteenth’
Three educators have been named to develop middle and high school lesson plans for Annenberg Classroom's film "Juneteenth," which debuts online this month.
Robert Purvis’ Passport: The Struggle for Equality in Antebellum America
An article in Social Education by APPC's Andrea Reidell describes the struggle of Robert Purvis, a free Black man living in Philadelphia before the Civil War, to obtain a passport.
Civics Renewal Network Hosts NCSS Conference Events
The Civics Renewal Network welcomed back thousands of K-12 teachers to the first in-person National Council for the Social Studies Conference since 2019, held in Philadelphia.
Over Half of Americans Disapprove of Supreme Court as Trust Plummets
Trust that the Supreme Court is operating in the best interests of the American people has plummeted amid growing perceptions of partisanship, according to APPC's survey.
APPC Aims Adult Civics Education Programs at Higher Ed, the Military, and Business
The Leonore Annenberg Institute for Civics awarded four adult civics education grants to organizations in the Civics Renewal Network and partnered on a guide to civics for adults.
‘Rule of Law for All’ Curriculum Released by Street Law
Street Law released a free curriculum for middle and high schools on the rule of law, created with the support of APPC's 2021 Leonore Annenberg Institute for Civics Award.
Americans’ Civics Knowledge Drops on First Amendment and Branches of Government
After two years of improvement, Americans’ knowledge of some basic facts about their government has fallen, with less than half able to name the three branches of government.
Jamieson Participates in ABA Panel on Future Health of Democracy
APPC Director Kathleen Hall Jamieson took part in an American Bar Association Annual Meeting panel on the future health of democracy in America and around the world.