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.
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.
Rendell Center Offers Webinar Series for Teachers on Judicial Independence
The Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement, in partnership with APPC, is hosting a two-session webinar for teachers on the Supreme Court and judicial independence.
13 Recommendations to Close the Guantánamo Bay Detention Facility
On the 20th anniversary of the arrival of the first detainees at the U.S. prison in Cuba, Penn's Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law issued recommendations on how to close Guantánamo.
Remembering Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Contributions to Civics Education
APPC's Leonore Annenberg Institute for Civics and The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands remember Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's contributions to civic education.
Annenberg Classroom Releases ‘Freedom of Assembly’ Film for Constitution Day
Annenberg Classroom has released a new film about the First Amendment right of the American people “to peaceably assemble,” the latest in its series of award-winning documentaries about the U.S. Constitution.
CERL Summer Interns Tackle National Security Issues From Climate to COVID-19
Election security and nuclear threat escalation were also among the challenges for CERL summer interns in the program for students interested in careers in national security.
Rendell Center Launches a Podcast Series, ‘Judges on Judging’
The Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement has started a podcast series in which Judge Marjorie O. Rendell discusses cases and issues with other judges.
Civics Education and Federal Courts Conference Co-Sponsored by APPC
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.