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Lesson Plan: Were COVID restrictions constitutional?

Lesson Plan

Research Constitutional considerations surrounding COVID and discuss the balance of private rights and public good. Continue reading

Daily News Lesson: What ‘vaccine passports’ say about global equity

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As vaccines continue to roll out globally, wealthier nations have been inoculating their populations at a much higher rate than the global South, sparking the debate over “vaccine passports.” Continue reading

Lesson plan: The history of vaccination – and opposition to it

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This NewsHour lesson explores the invention of various vaccines to fight against serious illnesses over time and asks you to think about the implications of vaccine development.  Continue reading

Teaching in pandemic: What four educators wish politicians and journalists would discuss

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A dark and empty classroom at P.S. 59 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, New York, U.S., September 2, 2020. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/pool  …read more

Lesson Plan: Race and vaccine hesitancy in the U.S.

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How has the U.S. health care system’s treatment of Black citizens led to distrust and a lack of confidence? This lesson seeks to examine the reasons for that distrust but also to examine whether or not Black residents are opposed to taking the vaccine when compared to other groups in the country.  Continue reading

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