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.
Fourth- and fifth-graders argued for whether the United States should elect its president through the Electoral College at a contest sponsored by the Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement.
Rendell Center co-founder Gov. Ed Rendell announced the 4th and 5th grade finalists in the Lenfest Citizenship Challenge essay contest, this year on whether to eliminate or keep the Electoral College.
The Philadelphia City Council has honored Judge Marjorie O. Rendell and the Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement for their work in civic education, and credited its partnership with the APPC as well.
Hundreds of fourth- and fifth-grade Philadelphia-area students showed off their impressive knowledge of the Fourth Amendment's prohibition on unreasonable search and seizure at the Rendell Center's Citizenship Challenge.
Former Pennsylvania Gov. Edward G. Rendell and Judge Marjorie Rendell, co-founders of the Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement, received the Pennsylvania Society's Gold Medal for Distinguished Achievement.
Philadelphia students got the opportunity to talk with two mayoral candidates about how to improve the city in a forum sponsored by the Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Education and the Annenberg Public Policy Center.
The Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement celebrated its relocation to the Annenberg Public Policy Center on May 4, in events that showcased their joint interest in civic education and judicial independence. The Rendell Center also sponsored a youth mayoral forum where 4th and 5th graders could question Philadelphia's mayoral candidates.
The Rendell Center for Civics & Civic Engagement has moved its headquarters to the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, and the two institutions announced plans to collaborate on projects to strengthen civics education in schools.