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6 things to know about Trump’s national emergency

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Directions: Read the summaries, watch the videos and answer the discussion questions below. If strapped for time, choose the video and questions that are most…read more

Modern construction leads to discoveries of Rome’s ancient past

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In this lesson plan, students will learn about new discoveries from Rome’s ancient past. Continue reading

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

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

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

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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

Broke California Struggles to Maintain Prisons

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A large prison riot in Chino, California earlier this month highlighted a major problem facing the state of California: as it makes major budget cuts,…read more

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