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Take a poll, debate the issue: Gun policy

Lesson Plan

Where do students stand on gun policy? In this lesson plan, have students take a poll before and after they debate the issue to see if their views change. Continue reading

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s legacy

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United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, 79, died of natural causes at a resort in West Texas on Saturday. The first Italian-American on the Supreme Court, Scalia was known for his conservative positions, keen intellect and quick sense of humor. Continue reading

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Highlights from State of the Union Address — Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Students will discuss the elements of a successful political speech and watch President Obama’s State of the Union address. Continue reading

Senate Republicans send controversial letter to Iran

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Members of Congress sent a letter to Iran in the midst of negotiations over nuclear arms, in an unusual move that could complicate international relations. Continue reading

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