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.