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Annenberg Classroom documentaries win CINE Golden Eagle awards

Annenberg Classroom’s documentaries “The Right to Remain Silent: Miranda v. Arizona” and “Search and Seizure: Mapp v. Ohio” have received the CINE Golden Eagle Award. The 25-minute film “The Right to Remain Silent” details the U.S. Supreme Court case of Miranda v. Arizona, the landmark decision that ensured the right to consult an attorney and

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Could Lincoln Be Reelected Today?

Could Lincoln be reelected today? What sort of attack ads might he encounter? What deceptive ads, false claims, and out-of-context quotations might the Illinois Republican face from the likes of Democratic nominee Gen. George B. McClellan and third-party Super PACs? Using a variety of political-campaign techniques, along with parody and humor, FlackCheck.org has reconceived the bruising 1864 campaign in a video timeline.

Annenberg Classroom documentary garners awards

Annenberg Classroom’s documentary “Search and Seizure: Mapp v. Ohio” has been chosen for a Chris Statuette award, to be presented in November at the 61st annual awards ceremony of the Columbus International Film + Video Festival. The 25-minute film, produced by The Documentary Group, explores the landmark Fourth Amendment case in which the U.S. Supreme

Kathleen Hall Jamieson contributes essay to Daedalus

APPC Director Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Ph.D., wrote an essay, “The Challenges Facing Civic Education in the 21st Century,” published in the spring 2013 issue of Daedalus, the journal of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.   Abstract: This essay explores the value and state of civics education in the United States and identifies five

LAIC Is New Home for the Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools

The Annenberg Public Policy Center’s Leonore Annenberg Institute for Civics is pleased to announce that it is the new administrative home of the Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools (www.civicmissionofschools.org), a coalition of over 70 national organizations and scholars dedicated to strengthening civic learning in America’s schools. The Campaign is co-chaired by Justice Sandra Day

New Annenberg Survey Asks: “How Well Do Americans Understand the Constitution?”

At a press conference at the National Constitution Center on Friday, September 16, former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Sandra Day O’Connor will release an Annenberg Public Policy Center sponsored report titled “The Guardian of Democracy: The Civic Mission of Schools,” recommending actions that the federal, state, and local governments, as well as families

Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools releases groundbreaking report on the importance of civic education to our nation

The Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools, in partnership with APPC’s Leonore Annenberg Institute for Civics, the National Conference on Citizenship, the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) at Tufts University, and the American Bar Association Division for Public Education, produced “Guardian of Democracy: The Civic Mission of Schools,”