In its sixth annual Citizenship Challenge, the Rendell Center asked fourth and fifth graders which Amendment in the Bill of Rights was most important and impactful.
Federal judges and court staff from Maine to Guam met in New York to discuss civics education initiatives at the first national conference devoted to the subject.
What is a "fair and impartial judiciary" and why is it so important today? Judges and scholars including Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy met to explore this at a symposium sponsored by the Rendell Center and APPC.
According to the latest Annenberg Civics Knowledge Survey, 68% of Americans trust the Supreme Court to operate in the best interests of the American people, while 70% say that that court has “about the right amount of power.”
APPC's Ken Winneg took part in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's "Civics Forward" event in Washington, D.C., about the importance of civics knowledge and education.
The 2019 Annenberg Constitution Day Civics Survey finds that the American public knows more about civics and constitutional rights than in the recent past -- but still has a long way to go in civics knowledge.
With 19th Amendment’s centennial just a year away, Annenberg Classroom has released the video “The 19th Amendment: A Woman’s Right to Vote” about women’s struggle to secure equal rights.
Teachers from 20 states gathered in Philadelphia to discuss the First Amendment at a summer institute sponsored by the Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement.
APPC's education site Annenberg Classroom, which was extensively redesigned and relaunched on President’s Day, has been honored for its design and functionality.
A project by the Boston-based Kennedy Institute to help teachers lead productive classroom talks on difficult policy issues has won the inaugural Leonore Annenberg Institute for Civics Award.