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.
Current and recent APPC postdocs will present research on misinformation, climate change, and media effects in the 2016 election at the annual APSA conference in Washington.
A fact-checking article by FactCheck.org that prompted a retraction and an apology was voted “Best Correction Obtained” and honored at the Global Fact 6 Awards in Cape Town, South Africa.
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.
NBC's Denver TV station, KUSA, was presented with the 2019 Cronkite/Jackson Prize for Fact-Checking Political Messages at the Cronkite Awards ceremony in Washington, D.C.