Civic Education

The Crisis in American Democracy: webinar & civics toolkit

May 5, 2022


Scott Simon

Host of Weekend Edition, National Public Radio


Dick Simpson

Professor of Political Science, University of Illinois at Chicago

Author of Democracy’s Rebirth: The View From Chicago

Angelique Power

President & CEO, Skillman Foundation


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The Presidential Election “Postmortem”: Preparing Students for Election Outcomes

October 29, 2020

By Athena King

The 2020 Presidential Election has been described by academics, pundits, and reporters alike as perhaps the “most important election in our lifetime.” There are those who give full-throated support of President Trump and the current administration, despite …

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What to Expect When You’re Electing

October 27, 2020

By Shannon Bow O’Brien

Every election has winners and losers. After the election, some of our students will be ecstatic, while others will be devastated. Both groups, however, will almost certainly have questions. Many will have unrealistic expectations and concerns …

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