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YouTube stars interview President Obama – Class Activity

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As part of his State of the Union strategy, President Barack Obama answered questions from a new crowd: YouTube stars. The White House invited Bethany…read more

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U.S. President Obama has lunch with Standing Rock Sioux tribal youth in Washington

YouTube stars interview President Obama – Resources

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Building off his 2015 State of the Union address to Congress, President Barack Obama reached out to Millennials…read more

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State of the Union recap for students


In this year’s State of the Union address, President Obama called attention to the plight of the middle class and laid out his plans for changes to education policy. Continue reading

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A teachers’ guide to the 114th Congress


Curious about the 114th Congress? We’ve got you covered, from predicted hot topics and the latest congressional demographics to the presidential veto. 1. Drama and debate…read more

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Key issues for students to watch this Congress


The 114th session of Congress begins today. Tell your class to keep an eye on these key issues during the session and check out our…read more

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