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Chadwick Boseman attends the 47th AFI Life Achievement Award honoring Denzel Washington at Dolby Theatre on June 06, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Rich…read more
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Lesson Plan: Four mini-lessons on presidential debates
Explore what makes a debate format work and why presidential debates are important to voters, then watch the next presidential debate Continue reading2020 presidential electioncandidatesCivicsDebateDemocratsDonald Trumpelection 2020Government & CivicsJoe Bidenpolitical partiesPresidential DebateRepublicansSRLstudent reporting labsSuper Civics 2020Vote 2020
What makes a swing state swing?
Explore why swing states become the center of attention for presidential candidates and how the Electoral College system works Continue reading2020 presidential electionsDonald Trumpelection 2020Electoral CollegeGovernment & CivicsJoe Bidenlesson planOhioSuper Civics 2020swing stateVote 2020
News Roundup: Early voters break records while COVID numbers rebound
Learn what happened this week, including what’s happening in an unprecedented presidential race Continue readingabsentee votingAmy Coney Barrettcovid-19early votingelection 2020election fraudGovernment & CivicsJoe Bidenlesson planPresident Donald TrumpSenate Judiciary CommitteeSTEMSupreme Courtsupreme court nomineeVote 2020Voter FraudW
Which is better: Paper ballot or voting machine?
What do experts and voting officials think is the most secure way to vote? Continue readingabsentee votingearly votingelection 2020federal election commissionGovernment & Civicslesson planmachine votingmail-in ballotsMiles O'Brienpaper ballotSTEMVote 2020votingvoting rightsvoting technology
Why do Supreme Court nominees avoid answering so many questions?
Explore how the nomination and confirmation process works for Supreme Court nominees Continue readingAmy Coney BarrettDonald Trumpelection 2020Government & Civicshealth careicivicslesson plannominationObamacareRuth Bader GinsburgSenateSenate Judiciary CommitteeSupreme Courtsupreme court nominee