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First Democratic presidential primary debate: How did the candidates do?

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Have your students read the following article and watch some of the highlights from the debate. Then discuss the nature of debates and the candidates’…read more

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Republican U.S. presidential candidates businessman Donald Trump (L) and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush shake hands during a commercial break at the second official Republican presidential candidates debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, United States, September 16, 2015. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson - RTS1HL5

Second Republican presidential primary debate analysis

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Have your students read the following article and watch some of the highlights from the debate. Then discuss what tactics work using the discussion questions.…read more

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How do people of different backgrounds view racial equality in the U.S.? — Class Discussion

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Race relations have been a major topic recently in the United States. Incidents like the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and, more recently, Freddie…read more

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Five things your class should know on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

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By Gabby Shacknai Aug. 29 marks the 10-year anniversary of one of the most costly and devastating disasters in American history, Hurricane Katrina. The storm caused…read more

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Teaching Ferguson in the classroom

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It’s been one year since the encounter with a white police officer that resulted in the death of black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri…read more

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