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‘We were there. We were making history.’ Students reflect on the March For Our Lives

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From registering voters to student reporting, from the role of race to the underrepresentation of trans youth voices, five students share their reflections on the March For Our Lives. Continue reading

DACA provides all students with a lesson in social justice

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Anxiety levels among undocumented students continue to grow due to the Trump administration’s promise to crack down on illegal immigration. In response, learn how California educators are receiving training to become advocates for this group of Dreamers. Continue reading

Lesson plan: How DACA demonstrates the importance of civic engagement

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In this lesson, students will learn how teachers are training to become Dreamer advocates in order to support their undocumented students. They will research DACA protections and find out what their local communities are doing to provide necessary services to Dreamers. Continue reading

Student guide: Trump’s First State of the Union address

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Use this student guide and short video clips to analyze President Trump’s first State of the Union speech. Continue reading

Government shutdown: A teacher’s guide

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Update: What does Congress and the Trump Administration plan to do next now that the three-day government shutdown has ended? Continue reading

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