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Monitoring the midterms: Political parties continuing role in U.S. elections

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What issues will inspire voters to turn out to vote in November? Check out NewsHour Extra’s “Monitoring the Midterms” classroom series ahead of the 2018 midterms. Continue reading

Study guide: How separating children from parents became U.S. government policy

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On Monday, the Trump Administration said they would not apologize over its “zero tolerance” policy separating families at the southern U.S. border. Continue reading

Government shutdown: A teacher’s guide

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Update: What does Congress and the Trump Administration plan to do next now that the three-day government shutdown has ended? Continue reading

Study guide: What is in the GOP tax bill

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

Can Republicans and Democrats learn to work together?

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Partisan politics in the U.S. Congress has been on the rise since the 1990s. Continue reading

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