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Fri, 05/05/2017 - 11:24
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iCivics and University of Florida Graham Center have partnered to bring virtual internships to UF students...

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Wed, 03/08/2017 - 15:13
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A vote for Louise is a vote for iCivics!

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Mon, 12/05/2016 - 10:09
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We are thrilled to announce the three winners of our first Holiday Card Design Contest!
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Thu, 10/06/2016 - 06:49
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The holiday season is right around the corner, and iCivics is looking for student artwork to include in this year's holiday cards! Artwork should reflect the student’s perspective on peace and civic...

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Fri, 09/30/2016 - 12:56
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iCivics Board Member, Associate Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, was honored with the Leadership Award at the 29th Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards.  The Hispanic Heritage Awards...

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Thu, 09/22/2016 - 13:12
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Saturday, September 17th, 2016, 500 people attended the  FastForward Women's Leadership Forum, co-hosted by iCivics and Seneca Women at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. It...
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Fri, 07/15/2016 - 16:52
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Fri, 06/10/2016 - 13:22
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This month, iCivics is thrilled to announce two notable additions to our Governing Board: Mr. Jay O’Connor and Mr. Tom Lue, Esq. Both are invested in our mission to provide...

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Fri, 04/29/2016 - 10:35
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Thu, 04/21/2016 - 11:26
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Are you passionate about edtech and civic engagement? LearnLaunch and iCivics are teaming up to bring the edtech community together at iCivics' new location in Inman Sq, Cambridge....

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Tue, 12/01/2015 - 18:51
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Thu, 09/17/2015 - 12:51
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Have you ever gone home from school on Monday already exhausted and wondering how you will get through...
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Wed, 04/29/2015 - 13:53
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The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) released the 2014 eighth grade U.S. history, geography and civics tests information today.  The report uncovered very minimal...

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Wed, 04/29/2015 - 10:49
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The Importance of Digital Games in the Edspace

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Fri, 04/17/2015 - 18:03
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Thu, 04/16/2015 - 16:18
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iCivics founder, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor was honored for her advocacy work for civic education, as well as her impact on female judges and justice for women and girls worldwide at...

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Tue, 04/14/2015 - 12:46
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Wed, 02/04/2015 - 10:05
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We are pleased to announce that iCivics is one of nine nonprofit organizations around the world to receive the 2015 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective...

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Mon, 12/08/2014 - 14:00
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Mon, 11/03/2014 - 13:09
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Bonnie McElveen-Hunter...

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Tue, 07/15/2014 - 12:38
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iCivics welcomes our Teachers Council members to Washington, DC today. The purpose of this mini conference? Train our new council on a new mission centered around service. “Our goal is to have an action plan for...

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Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:15
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Today, we are excited to announce the appointment of Louise Dubé as Executive Director. A leader in the education technology industry, Louise brings over 20 years of...

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Wed, 02/19/2014 - 11:43
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2013 was a banner year for iCivics. As we close out our fiscal year, this Annual Report provides an...

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Wed, 02/19/2014 - 11:43
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2013 was a banner year for iCivics. As we close out our fiscal year, this Annual Report provides an...

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Wed, 02/19/2014 - 11:43
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2013 was a banner year for iCivics. As we close out our fiscal year, this Annual Report provides an...

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Wed, 02/19/2014 - 11:43
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2013 was a banner year for iCivics. As we close out our fiscal year, this Annual Report provides an...

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Wed, 02/19/2014 - 11:43
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2013 was a banner year for iCivics. As we close out our fiscal year, this Annual Report provides an...

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Tue, 11/19/2013 - 22:52
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When we launched iCivics.org in May 2010, no one imagined that three years later we would be serving 40,000 teachers and six million students. But here we are, and thanks to you, iCivics is now the most...

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Tue, 11/19/2013 - 22:52
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When we launched iCivics.org in May 2010, no one imagined that three years later we would be serving 40,000 teachers and six million students. But here we are, and thanks to you, iCivics is now the most...

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Tue, 11/19/2013 - 22:52
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When we launched iCivics.org in May 2010, no one imagined that three years later we would be serving 40,000 teachers and six million students. But here we are, and thanks to you, iCivics is now the most...

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Tue, 11/19/2013 - 22:52
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When we launched iCivics.org in May 2010, no one imagined that three years later we would be serving 40,000 teachers and six million students. But here we are, and thanks to you, iCivics is now the most...

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Tue, 11/19/2013 - 22:52
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When we launched iCivics.org in May 2010, no one imagined that three years later we would be serving 40,000 teachers and six million students. But here we are, and thanks to you, iCivics is now the most...

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Tue, 02/12/2013 - 17:04
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The team here at iCivics thoroughly enjoys receiving feedback from the educators and students who use our resources. We appreciate those who take the time to offer suggestions on how to improve the activities we...

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Mon, 11/19/2012 - 12:04
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Civics and citizenship took center stage at the National Council on the Social Studies Annual Conference this year in Seattle. The keynote event and major highlight of the conference was a citizenship and...

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Mon, 11/19/2012 - 12:04
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Civics and citizenship took center stage at the National Council on the Social Studies Annual Conference this year in Seattle. The keynote event and major highlight of the conference was a citizenship and...

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Mon, 11/19/2012 - 12:04
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Civics and citizenship took center stage at the National Council on the Social Studies Annual Conference this year in Seattle. The keynote event and major highlight of the conference was a citizenship and...

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Thu, 07/19/2012 - 17:23
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During Justice O'Connor's recent trip to Atlanta, Georgia to speak at the annual meeting of the Education Commission of the States, CNN caught up with her to get some inside scoop on iCivics.

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Thu, 07/19/2012 - 17:23
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During Justice O'Connor's recent trip to Atlanta, Georgia to speak at the annual meeting of the Education Commission of the States, CNN caught up with her to get some inside scoop on iCivics.

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Thu, 07/19/2012 - 17:23
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During Justice O'Connor's recent trip to Atlanta, Georgia to speak at the annual meeting of the Education Commission of the States, CNN caught up with her to get some inside scoop on iCivics.

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Tue, 07/17/2012 - 10:16
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Justice O’Connor made a splash in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this weekend at the 77th annual conference of the National Association of Counties. The justice keynoted the opening session, speaking to more...

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Tue, 07/17/2012 - 10:16
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Justice O’Connor made a splash in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this weekend at the 77th annual conference of the National Association of Counties. The justice keynoted the opening session, speaking to more...

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Thu, 05/31/2012 - 10:47
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(April 30, 2012) iCivics and Justice O'Connor were back in Texas once again, this time to see the iCivics curriculum in action in Waco, Texas. Baylor University has worked closely with Waco and Midway Independent...

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Thu, 05/31/2012 - 10:47
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(April 30, 2012) iCivics and Justice O'Connor were back in Texas once again, this time to see the iCivics curriculum in action in Waco, Texas. Baylor University has worked closely with Waco and Midway Independent...

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Thu, 05/31/2012 - 10:47
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(April 30, 2012) iCivics and Justice O'Connor were back in Texas once again, this time to see the iCivics curriculum in action in Waco, Texas. Baylor University has worked closely with Waco and Midway Independent...

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Mon, 05/07/2012 - 12:51
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This past weekend, Justice O'Connor spoke at the Boys & Girls Club of America's national conference and...

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Mon, 05/07/2012 - 12:51
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This past weekend, Justice O'Connor spoke at the Boys & Girls Club of America's national conference and...

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Mon, 05/07/2012 - 12:51
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This past weekend, Justice O'Connor spoke at the Boys & Girls Club of America's national conference and...

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Thu, 11/03/2011 - 15:27
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The weather here at iCivics HQ has started to turn chilly, but we've had the opportunity to get a peek of how people are taking to our games in slightly warmer climes.  We just returned from a great trip to Texas...

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Thu, 11/03/2011 - 15:27
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The weather here at iCivics HQ has started to turn chilly, but we've had the opportunity to get a peek of how people are taking to our games in slightly warmer climes.  We just returned from a great trip to Texas...

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Mon, 10/17/2011 - 15:08
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After more than 24 years in the U.S. Supreme Court, former Justice Sandra Day O’Connor now strives to make civics and government more interesting for young children than it was for her growing up in El Paso, Texas....

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Mon, 10/17/2011 - 15:08
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After more than 24 years in the U.S. Supreme Court, former Justice Sandra Day O’Connor now strives to make civics and government more interesting for young children than it was for her growing up in El Paso, Texas....

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Mon, 10/17/2011 - 15:08
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After more than 24 years in the U.S. Supreme Court, former Justice Sandra Day O’Connor now strives to make civics and government more interesting for young children than it was for her growing up in El Paso, Texas....

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Wed, 08/24/2011 - 14:51
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Schools that receive federal funding are required to "hold an educational program pertaining to the United States Constitution". Meet your Constitution Day teaching requirement with fun, engaging, and easy-to-use...

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Wed, 08/24/2011 - 14:51
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Schools that receive federal funding are required to "hold an educational program pertaining to the United States Constitution". Meet your Constitution Day teaching requirement with fun, engaging, and easy-to-use...

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Mon, 07/11/2011 - 21:03
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June 11, 2011 - Justice Sandra Day O'Connor presented to South Carolina Chief Justice Jean Toal the first-ever Award for the Advancement of Civics Education given by the National Association for Court Management. "...

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Mon, 07/11/2011 - 21:03
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June 11, 2011 - Justice Sandra Day O'Connor presented to South Carolina Chief Justice Jean Toal the first-ever Award for the Advancement of Civics Education given by the National Association for Court Management. "...

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Thu, 04/14/2011 - 00:00
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For students at Fulmore Middle School in South Austin, it is a 21stcentury take on a 200-year-old document. It is called iCivics, a computer program designed to break educational barriers, created by the...

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For students at Fulmore Middle School in South Austin, it is a 21stcentury take on a 200-year-old document. It is called iCivics, a computer program designed to break educational barriers, created by the...

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Thu, 04/14/2011 - 00:00
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For students at Fulmore Middle School in South Austin, it is a 21stcentury take on a 200-year-old document. It is called iCivics, a computer program designed to break educational barriers, created by the...

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Thu, 04/14/2011 - 00:00
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For students at Fulmore Middle School in South Austin, it is a 21stcentury take on a 200-year-old document. It is called iCivics, a computer program designed to break educational barriers, created by the...

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Thu, 04/14/2011 - 00:00
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For students at Fulmore Middle School in South Austin, it is a 21stcentury take on a 200-year-old document. It is called iCivics, a computer program designed to break educational barriers, created by the...

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Wed, 03/23/2011 - 18:52
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Sandra Day O'Connor and Arne Duncan to Keynote ConferenceWashington, DC, March 23 – iCivics, in partnership with the Aspen...

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Wed, 03/23/2011 - 18:52
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Sandra Day O'Connor and Arne Duncan to Keynote ConferenceWashington, DC, March 23 – iCivics, in partnership with the Aspen...

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Wed, 03/23/2011 - 18:52
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Sandra Day O'Connor and Arne Duncan to Keynote ConferenceWashington, DC, March 23 – iCivics, in partnership with the Aspen...

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Wed, 03/23/2011 - 18:52
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Sandra Day O'Connor and Arne Duncan to Keynote ConferenceWashington, DC, March 23 – iCivics, in partnership with the Aspen...

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Mon, 12/06/2010 - 16:13
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Teachers from around Oregon learned about some new ways — and relearned some old ways — to educate students about how state government works.

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Mon, 12/06/2010 - 16:13
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Teachers from around Oregon learned about some new ways — and relearned some old ways — to educate students about how state government works.

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Mon, 12/06/2010 - 16:13
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Teachers from around Oregon learned about some new ways — and relearned some old ways — to educate students about how state government works.

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Tue, 11/02/2010 - 10:01
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Event marked the launch of the Virtue Foundation / iCivics Digital Storytelling Initiative November 2, 2010 – WASHINGTON, DC – On U.S. Election Day, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor visited with NYC...

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Event marked the launch of the Virtue Foundation / iCivics Digital Storytelling Initiative November 2, 2010 – WASHINGTON, DC – On U.S. Election Day, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor visited with NYC...

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Event marked the launch of the Virtue Foundation / iCivics Digital Storytelling Initiative November 2, 2010 – WASHINGTON, DC – On U.S. Election Day, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor visited with NYC...

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Fri, 09/17/2010 - 00:00
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A series of seminars and workshops addressing critical areas of civics and law-related education for New York teachers.  iCivics presents Friday, October 15. 

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Fri, 09/17/2010 - 00:00
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A series of seminars and workshops addressing critical areas of civics and law-related education for New York teachers.  iCivics presents Friday, October 15. 

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Tue, 06/22/2010 - 00:00
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This year's Games For Change Festival unveiled a number of computer and video games that are bettering the world one click at a time.

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Tue, 06/22/2010 - 00:00
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This year's Games For Change Festival unveiled a number of computer and video games that are bettering the world one click at a time.

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Tue, 06/22/2010 - 00:00
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This year's Games For Change Festival unveiled a number of computer and video games that are bettering the world one click at a time.

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Tue, 06/22/2010 - 00:00
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This year's Games For Change Festival unveiled a number of computer and video games that are bettering the world one click at a time.

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Thu, 05/27/2010 - 14:52
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USA Today discusses Justice O'Connor, iCivics, and the Games for Change conference.

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USA Today discusses Justice O'Connor, iCivics, and the Games for Change conference.

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Thu, 05/27/2010 - 14:52
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USA Today discusses Justice O'Connor, iCivics, and the Games for Change conference.

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Thu, 05/27/2010 - 14:52
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USA Today discusses Justice O'Connor, iCivics, and the Games for Change conference.

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Sat, 05/22/2010 - 18:54
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iCivics will be presenting at the 2010 We The People Coordinator Conference in Washington DC.  The event will take place at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel from June 26 - 29, 2010.

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Sat, 05/22/2010 - 18:54
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iCivics will be presenting at the 2010 We The People Coordinator Conference in Washington DC.  The event will take place at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel from June 26 - 29, 2010.

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Sat, 05/22/2010 - 18:46
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This May, the only festival dedicated to the exciting new movement of Digital Games for Social Change will explore real-world impact, the latest games, and funding strategies. Hosted in New York City by Parsons The...

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Sat, 05/22/2010 - 18:46
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This May, the only festival dedicated to the exciting new movement of Digital Games for Social Change will explore real-world impact, the latest games, and funding strategies. Hosted in New York City by Parsons The...

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Mon, 05/17/2010 - 01:00
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Justice O'Connor will be addressing the Conference of Chief Justices about iCivics on July 26, 2010

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Mon, 05/17/2010 - 01:00
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Justice O'Connor will be addressing the Conference of Chief Justices about iCivics on July 26, 2010