Social Studies

March For Our Lives: Ways to debrief with students this week

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While other events make the news headlines, the March For Our Lives is likely still playing a key part in your students’ lives, even those who may not have attended any events over the weekend. Use these videos and student voice pieces to debrief on the March and discuss next steps forward. Continue reading

‘We were there. We were making history.’ Students reflect on the March For Our Lives

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From registering voters to student reporting, from the role of race to the underrepresentation of trans youth voices, five students share their reflections on the March For Our Lives. Continue reading

‘March For Our Lives’ offers valuable civics’ lesson: Don’t be afraid of your government

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If you are a student participating in one of the March For Our Lives marches, send a picture of yourself at the event to newshourextra@gmail.com and we may include it on our website. Include your name, grade, city and a caption that captures what you remember most about the day. Continue reading

Will school walkouts inspire lawmakers to act?

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Thousands of students will participate in walkouts across the U.S. today to end gun violence in schools. Continue reading

Does Trump’s school safety plan make schools safer?

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The Trump Administration shared its plan to end school shootings on Sunday. It was met with wide criticism for not doing enough to address the problem. Continue reading

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