Education news items

A conversation on Justice at 92nd Street Y

DECEMBER 04, 2018

iCivics and 92Y host an intergenerational conversation on justice in New York City.

iCivics Announces Checkology

NOVEMBER 27, 2018

iCivics is excited to announce a partnership with the News Literacy Project to help bring the Checkology® virtual classroom to iCivics teachers and their students.

Governor Baker Signs Bill S.2631 Into Law

NOVEMBER 09, 2018

On November 8th, Governor Charlie Baker signed S2631, An Act to promote and enhance civic engagement.

Spotlight on Educator Network: Paul Solarz (IL)

NOVEMBER 08, 2018

This spotlight on our Educator Network features Paul Solarz (IL) a fifth-grade teacher from Illinois. Interested in joining the Educator Network? Contact us: info@icivics.org. If you are interested in serving on the iCivics Educator Network or want more information, visit www.icivics.org/our-network.

Teaching Midterm Elections: Walk that Minefield Courageously

NOVEMBER 05, 2018

iCivics Educator Network member, Meg Dombro (VA) shares how teachers can incorporate the midterms into their class curriculum in a meaningful and engaging way!

Spotlight on Educator Network: Nathan McAlister (KS)

OCTOBER 29, 2018

This spotlight on our Educator Network features Nathan McAlister, a history teacher from Kansas. Interested in joining the Educator Network? Contact us: info@icivics.org. If you are interested in serving on the iCivics Educator Network or want more information, visit www.icivics.org/our-network.

iCivics Thanks Justice O'Connor As She Retires From Public Life

OCTOBER 24, 2018

iCivics founder Justice Sandra Day O’Connor announced that she is stepping back from public life because of her diagnosis of dementia.

Spotlight on Educator Network: Felicia Frantz (CO)

OCTOBER 22, 2018

This spotlight on our Educator Network features Felicia Frantz, an eighth-grade social studies teacher from Colorado. Interested in joining the Educator Network? Contact us here.

iCivics Announced as Civvys Winner at National Conference on Citizenship

OCTOBER 12, 2018

iCivics wins the Civvys award in the National category. 

CivXNow Member Spotlight - Shawn Healy

OCTOBER 11, 2018

We sat down to talk with CivXNow coalition member Shawn Healy, Program Director at the Robert R. McCormick Foundation’s Democracy Program.