Trump’s “First 365 Days”: Taxes, judges, net neutrality


Despite low approval ratings, President Donald Trump continues to pursue his agenda with his base sticking close by his side. Continue reading

Study guide: What is in the GOP tax bill


Help your students understand what’s in the current GOP tax plan and how it may impact them. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: How to create a balanced budget — it’s a ‘Balancing Act’

Lesson Plan

How do we know that our government is fulfilling its duties to us, the public? How do we decide what those duties are? As efforts to pass the federal budget get underway, students will have the power to re-prioritize how money is spent using the interactive tool Balancing Act. What changes will they make? Continue reading

Taxes on Rich Rise with Fiscal Cliff Deal


Congress and President Obama did not have much of a winter break as they scrambled to come up with a solution to the so-called “fiscal…read more

What is the American “Middle Class”?


This election cycle the candidates running for president are fighting for the support of middle class voters who have been hit hard by the economic…read more


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