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Justice O'Connor Takes Civics to the Senate

Jul 27 2012 - 12:23pm

Justice O'Connor testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee about the importance of civic learning and its role in ensuring judicial independence. Two of the three coordinate branches coordinated as she fielded questions from senators about a range of topics including her dedication to iCivics.

CNN: Sandra Day O'Connor Champions Civic Education

Jul 19 2012 - 3:23pm

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.

Check out this CNN interview with Justice O'Connor about her passion for civic learning and iCivics!

 

CNN interviews Justice O'Connor

Justice O'Connor Headlines at National Association of Counties Conference

Jul 17 2012 - 8:16am

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 than 1,500 county officials from around the country about the importance of civic learning.

 

Justice O’Connor, while noting that she is an unlikely ambassador for technology, observed that now more than ever our world is connected through technology and iCivics harnesses it to reach and engage youth.

 

iCivics in the Sunshine State

Jul 5 2012 - 7:25am

Florida is implementing a new state-wide assessment in civics. Check out this story from the Tampa Bay Tribune about how iCivics is already helping students and teachers prepare and get excited about civic learning.