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.
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.”
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.
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.
Should the requirement that the president be a "natural born Citizen" be kept in the Constitution? That's the Citizenship Challenge question for Pittsburgh-area 4th and 5th grade students.
Fourth and fifth-grade students argued the case for or against term limits for members of Congress and Supreme Court justices at the finals of the Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Education's Citizenship Challenge.
The policy center and the Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement supported a civics summit in Washington, D.C., with educators, policy makers and philanthropists.
The 2017 Constitutional Scholars Institute, organized by the Rendell Center for Civics & Civic Engagement, brought together dozens of elementary through high school teachers to study the workings and evolution of the Supreme Court.