No matter how the elections go Tuesday, eighth-graders at Whitehorse Middle School learned something about the process that they are not likely to forget.
Since retiring from the Supreme Court, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor has been on a mission to overcome the ignorance of far too many students in our schools of the roots of their liberties in American history.
On Friday, September 17, Americans celebrate the signing of the law of the land on that day in 1787. But you knew that, right? If not, Sandra Day O’Connor, a former Supreme Court justice, has the Web site for you.
More than one million iCivics games have been played by students across the country
October 21, 2010 – WASHINGTON, DC – iCivics announced today that, in just over a year, more than one million iCivics.org games have been played by students in all 50 states and Washington DC. iCivics.org, founded by retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, hosts free games and other interactive activities that approach civics content through problems that affect students’ lives.
Well, we are at the Stuart-Hobson Middle School, a public school in the District of Columbia located just a couple of blocks from your old stomping grounds, the United States Supreme Court.