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IllinoisCivics.org has compiled a list of press resources and recent policy milestones in support of civics education.

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Webinar Archives

IllinoisCivics.org is committed to providing educators throughout the Land of Lincoln with timely professional development to support educators with the implementation of the civics course requirements in middle and high schools. IllinoisCivics.org has curated list of past webinar recordings supporting civics education.

Answering Questions About the Teaching of Social Studies

Many of the current media narratives around the teaching of civics and history provide both opportunities and challenges for classrooms this school year in the midst of an election season. What can districts do to combat misinformation and create a school climate to help students, staff and the community navigate the brewing “culture wars?”