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November 1, 2017

Visit us at NCSS in San Francisco, November 17 and 18, 2017

Join us at the annual conference of the National Council for Social Studies as we launch our new civics app:  Engaging Congress.

Engaging Congress is a game that uses primary source documents, photographs, cartoons, maps, and other items to explore the...

October 24, 2017

Former U.S. Rep. Lee H. Hamilton and former Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard released the 2017 Indiana Civic Health Index report on Tuesday in Indianapolis.

The report shows how actively Hoosiers engage in community activities such as voting and volunteerism, and in family activities such as dining together. It measures how much confidence the public has in institutions...

May 1, 2017

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — As bad as political polarization is in the nation’s capital, the problem is worse in the citizenry beyond the Beltway, according to a survey of public attitudes about Congress and public affairs conducted by the Indiana University Center on Representative Government.

Seventy-seven percent of those surveyed in late 2016 said that the American public is about as, or more,...

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