Feature - April 29, 2016
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.
Feature - June 2, 2016
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye and Court of Appeal presiding justices visited nine elementary, middle, and high schools this spring to present...
News Release - September 22, 2016
Applications are now available online for the 2016-17 Civic Learning Awards.
Feature - February 3, 2017
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.
News Release - February 16, 2017
More than 50 California public elementary, middle, and high schools are being recognized with this year’s Civic Learning Awards.
Feature - May 4, 2017
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.
News Release - October 23, 2019
Chief is recognized for her leadership on advancing civics education for all California students.
Feature - November 7, 2019
Santa Clara Superior Court hosted its sixth annual Educators Day, which brought together approximately 100 superintendents, principals and other educational administrators.
News Release - November 25, 2019
Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye appointed five new members to the Power of Democracy Steering Committee, the governing body of her Civic Learning Initiative that aims to improve civic learning and engagement in California.
News Release - March 5, 2020
Seventy-five public schools were honored with Civic Learning Awards, which are co-sponsored by the Chief Justice and State Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Feature - July 6, 2021
Isaac Farhadian's efforts to engage students in civics in-person and virtually at his former high school earned him a 2021 Champion of Civics award, co-sponsored by Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond.
Feature - October 8, 2021
Applications are now being accepted for the 2022 Civic Learning Awards, which recognize programs in public schools that engage youth in civics learning.