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


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

Study guide: What is in the GOP tax bill


Help your students understand what’s in the current GOP tax plan and how it may impact them. Continue reading

Discussing sexual harassment with your students in a sensitive, nonpartisan way


Students are up on their current events. Have you discussed the allegations of sexual harassment by prominent politicians with them? Use this NewsHour lesson to help your class have a sensitive, thoughtful and nonpartisan discussion. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Do midterm elections matter?

Lesson Plan

In this NewsHour lesson plan, students will gain an understanding of midterm elections and discuss reasons why voter turnout remains low. Continue reading

Are there congressional and gubernatorial elections still left in 2017? Hint: YES!


On Nov. 7, 2017, two governors’ races will take place in New Jersey and Virginia and a special election for U.S. House of Representatives will be held in Utah. A U.S. Senate race will take place in Alabama on Dec. 12, 2017. Seven special elections for Congress will have taken place in 2017. Continue reading

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