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Trump announces major policy change for transgender service members over Twitter

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When President Trump tweeted that transgender Americans would no longer be allowed to serve in the military, his Joint Chiefs of Staff in the four branches of the military were unaware that he planned to make the announcement. Continue reading

The legacy of Liu Xiaobo, Nobel laureate and human rights activist

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For decades, Liu Xiaobo was one of the Chinese government’s most outspoken critics and advocates for peaceful change and democratization. Continue reading

How the Deck is Stacked: Income Inequality in the U.S. – Lesson Plan

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According to research by the Pew Research Center, the American middle class is shrinking and the gap between high-income and low-income households is growing. This lesson plan will introduce students to the reality of income inequality in America. Continue reading

Understanding Campaign Finance Law

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Campaign finance has been a major point of discussion among the three remaining presidential candidates. How much do students know about the history of campaign finance law? Continue reading

How outstanding women in STEM fields overcame obstacles – Lesson Plan

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This lesson explores the careers of 19 great female scientists, the challenges they overcame and whether those challenges are still present in students’ lives. Continue reading

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