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Study guide: Supreme Court confirmation hearing for Brett Kavanaugh delayed

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NewsHour Extra provides the latest classroom resources in the Supreme Court nomination of Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Continue reading

#MonitoringTheMidterms: Does the Constitution forbid gerrymandering?

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Is gerrymandering constitutional? Or does it violate the First and Fourteenth Amendments? Use this lesson with your students to learn more about gerrymandering’s impact on the electoral process. Continue reading

Trump’s Supreme Court pick is a lesson in the three branches of government

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On Monday, President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to become the next justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Continue reading

“RBG” film traces Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s continuing fight for equality

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“I ask no favor for my sex. All I ask of our brethren is that they take their feet off our necks,” states Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in a new documentary about her life. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Brown v. Board of Education and the story of Prince Edward County Schools

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Use this lesson plan to learn more about the life of Linda Brown and the impact of the Brown v. Board of Education case in the U.S. today. Continue reading

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