Archives: Government & Civics


Government Shuts Down, Affecting Millions


DOWNLOAD VIDEO The federal government has officially shut down for the first time in 17 years, meaning 800,000 “non-essential” federal employees have been sent home…read more

Government & Civics

Is Healthcare A Right?

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On October 1, the healthcare exchanges in the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, up to the general public for enrollment. The imminent implementation…read more

Government & CivicsHealth

Analyzing stop-and-frisk through personal narratives and infographics – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Katie Gould, NewsHour Teacher Resource Producer and Allison McCartney, Editor for NewsHour Extra This Common Core-aligned lesson helps students explore the New York City’s…read more

English & Language ArtsGovernment & CivicsMathSocial Issues

PBS’ “Latino Americans” Documentary – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

LATINO AMERICANS is the first major documentary series for television to chronicle the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos, who have helped shape…read more

Government & CivicsSocial Issues
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An attack on Syria: What would you do? – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Subjects Social studies, Government & Civics, Syria, Estimated Time One 90 minute class Grade Level 7-12…read more

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