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Supreme Court Reconsiders the Voting Rights Act


Teachers, this video includes a short story followed by a discussion with Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal. Forty-eight years after it was first…read more


Debate Over Gun Control Continues After Newtown


Click here to download video After the mass shootings in Aurora, Colo., Virginia Tech and Columbine, Colo., the nation questioned its policies on guns and…read more


A picture is worth a thousand words – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Shannon Sullivan, Arlington, Va. Subject(s) Art/Media Estimated Time Two class periods of 45 minutes, including one evening of homework Grade Level Grades 7-12 Objective…read more

Arts & CulturePhotographyPoliticsScience

Congress Moves on Immigration Reform


Click here to download video Teachers: this video contains an approx. 3-minute story followed by a 9-minute discussion. Senators from both sides of the aisle…read more

Government & CivicsPoliticsSocial Issues

Israeli Election Results Show Divided Country


Click here to download video One day after the U.S. presidential inauguration, Israelis took to the polls to vote for a new government. With the…read more

Government & CivicsPoliticsWorld

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