2018 midterms

#MonitoringTheMidterms: Does the Constitution forbid gerrymandering?

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Is gerrymandering constitutional? Or does it violate the First and Fourteenth Amendments? Use this lesson with your students to learn more about gerrymandering’s impact on the electoral process. Continue reading

Monitoring the Midterms: Why Arizona, Nevada and Florida are worth watching

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Have your students choose the most relevant and interesting races to watch in the 2018 midterm elections. They should start with their own local and state elections! Continue reading

Monitoring the Midterms: Manafort, Cohen and political corruption

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For the latest on the 2018 midterm elections, check out NewsHour Extra’s #MonitoringTheMidterms series, a set of classroom resources that encourages critical thinking among educators and students. Continue reading

Monitoring the Midterms: Should the voting age be 16?

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Vote16DC is a coalition made up of youth and adults in Washington D.C. with one goal in mind: to lower the voting age to 16. This issue is sure to generate some debate in your class, especially ahead of the upcoming 2018 midterm elections. Continue reading

Monitoring the midterms: Political parties continuing role in U.S. elections

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What issues will inspire voters to turn out to vote in November? Check out NewsHour Extra’s “Monitoring the Midterms” classroom series ahead of the 2018 midterms. Continue reading

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