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 improvement in scores assessed four years ago in 2010. In light of these developments, Justice O'Connor responded:
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 the inaugural Seneca Women Global Leadership Forum on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. The event was held at the National Museum of Women in the Arts with 300 distinguished guests in attendance. The event included a panel discussion about women judges and the rule of law.
The Capitol Square Foundation, the John Glenn College at The Ohio State University, and iCivics today announced a partnership to create a web based, interactive citizenship curriculum that will focus on Ohio civics education. The partnership, bringing together state specific civics curriculum and corresponding federal civics curriculum, is the first of its kind in the United States. The partnership also believes the iCivics Ohio website will help to develop and engage future generations to become active participants in their communities.
Today, we are excited to announce the appointment of Robert Henry to the iCivics Board of Directors. Having served in each branch of government- Oklahoma House of Representatives (1976-86); Attorney General of Oklahoma (1986, 1990); U.S.