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Do Now: Why vote?

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We asked students, why vote in the midterm elections? What issues matter the most to you?

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Will Voter ID laws affect voter turnout?

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New voting laws in North Carolina and other states are raising concerns about voter turnout in advance of the Nov. 4 midterm elections. Continue reading

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Do the midterm elections matter? – Lesson Plan

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By Stephanie Schragger, History teacher at St. Ann’s School Introduction Help students gain an understanding of midterm elections and to discuss the reasons why voter…read more

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Ai Weiwei asks, “What is freedom?” in new exhibit

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A new art installation in America’s most notorious prison asks viewers to reconsider their concept of freedom. Continue reading

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Scotland votes no to independence

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Scotland voted against splitting from the United Kingdom in a historic referendum that could have granted the country independence. Continue reading

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