Category Archives: U.S.


Gun Buyers Face Greater Scrutiny in Senate Bill


Families of the first graders killed in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut are in Washington, D.C. this week calling on…read more

Government & CivicsPoliticsSocial Issues

Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Same-Sex Marriage


Published March 27, 2013 Two landmark cases regarding gay marriage will be argued before the nation’s highest court this week. The United States Supreme Court…read more

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Obama Visits Israel and West Bank


Published March 21, 2013 President Barack Obama is in Israel this week, marking his first presidential trip to the country since taking office five years…read more

Government & CivicsPoliticsWorld

Sequestration Is Happening, But Effects Are Unclear


Related Lesson Plan: What is Sequestration? The government in Washington is about to go into “sequestration,” a series of automatic budget cuts that will affect…read more

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From left, Isiah Cooper of Montbello, Dominic Lopez of Colorado School for Deaf & Blind and Cade Kloster of Longmont participate in High School boys all-star basketball game.

Law Enables Students With Disabilities to Play Sports


The Department of Education has issued new guidelines explaining what school districts need to do to enable students with physical disabilities or learning differences to…read more

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