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.
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.
The news literacy game NewsFeed Defenders, developed by APPC and iCivics, has been named a finalist in Fast Company's 2019 World Changing Ideas Awards.
The Annenberg Public Policy Center's annual civics survey is cited in the 2019 Civics Learning Act, proposed bipartisan legislation to increase K-12 civics education programming.
For this year's Citizenship Challenge essay competition, the Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Education asked 4th and 5th grade students in Philadelphia why the First Amendment was important to them
Philadelphia-area elementary students had a chance to ask questions of the candidates for Pennsylvania governor at the Rendell Center Youth Gubernatorial Forum.