Gun Control Bill Fails in the Senate


While the nation was still reeling from the bombing at the Boston Marathon, lawmakers in the Senate held a vote Wednesday on whether to pass…read more

Government & CivicsSocial Issues

Can Numbers on Rising Graduation Rates Be Trusted?


Over the past four years, data shows that the high school graduation rose five percentage points to 78.2 percent; a significant jump after stagnating for…read more

educationSocial Issues

Senate to Vote on Gun Bill


Click to download video Teachers: this video includes a 4-minute story followed by a discussion. Two senators from opposite sides of the aisle struck a…read more

PoliticsSocial Issues

Senate Bill Seeks to Expand Background Checks on Gun Sales


Click to download video Teachers: this video contains a 4-minute story followed by a discussion The debate over gun control is heating up once again…read more

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Kentucky School Aims for “Deeper Learning”


While the cheating scandal in Atlanta is prompting discussion about the problems that occur when public schools are too focused on teaching to the test,…read more

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