Election 2016


​Trump complains about rigged election in final debate


Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump met for what was likely their last public meeting before Nov. 8 on Wednesday in Las Vegas. Continue reading

High school students sit in the bleachers of a gymnasium where Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump was speaking at a campaign rally in Ambridge, Pennsylvania, October 10, 2016.   REUTERS/Mike Segar - RTSROD2

How teachers and students discuss the election in the classroom


Ahead of the third and final debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, educators around the country have found themselves struggling to teach and discuss this turbulent election in the classroom. Continue reading


Political commentators on presidential candidates’ behavior


Political columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks, who usually fall on different sides of the political spectrum, agreed on Friday that Donald Trump’s behavior in recent days has harmed his campaign. Continue reading

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Trump responds to ‘locker room banter’ at second debate


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Hosting a Presidential Debate – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Analyze campaign issues and practice formal debate procedures and elements of logic with this lesson. Continue reading

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