Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye recently visited three schools earning a Civic Learning Award of Excellence—the highest honor —this year: Kumeyaay Elementary in San Diego County, Bellflower High School in Los Angeles County, and Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep Charter in Sacramento County.
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye has selected Administrative Presiding Justice Judith D. McConnell for the Chief Justice's Award for Exemplary Service and Leadership for her outstanding work in civics.
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye and judicial leaders in California’s six Courts of Appeal have approved a new policy that will help judicial branch staff attorneys who want to provide pro bono services without compromising their work.
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye and Court of Appeal presiding justices visited nine elementary, middle, and high schools this spring to present...
After more than a dozen years of striving for a more robust civics curriculum in California’s public schools, advocates for civic learning are about to get their wish.
Five students from the Class of 2016 are profiled here as a tribute to their contributions as a new generation of civic leaders.
With an assist from the Chief Justice's initiative on civic learning, the California Department of Education has started rolling out a new history-social science framework that emphasizes civic education.
At a summit convened by California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye, justices, judges, educators, and students from around the state gathered to talk about the progress the branch has made engaging youth in civic learning.
At a summit convened by California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye, justices, judges, educators, and students from around the state gathered to talk about the progress they’ve made in the last four years in advocating for civic education in California...
In this video feature, the Chief Justice explains the judiciary's role in civic education and why her Civic Learning Initiative is so important to her as leader of the state judicial branch.
Inspired by the Chief Justice, 13 California counties launch efforts to boost civic education.
The Fourth District, Division One traveled from its downtown San Diego courtroom to Imperial County so 500 local students could experience their justice system in action.