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iCivics Promoted For Schools

KSAL StaffAugust 16, 2013

The Kansas Supreme Court and state Bar Association are promoting the use of educational video games in schools to teach students civics lessons.

The court and the association are advocating the use of games developed by iCivics, a group formed in 2009 by retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor.

The games include “Power Play,” with teams competing to win power for the federal government or the states, and “We the Jury,” with players deciding court cases.

The Kansas court says an advisory committee will promote the games during a new “Celebrate Freedom Week” mandated by the Legislature this year for public schools.

It’s set by law for the week that includes the Sept. 17 anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution.

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