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Election 2020 update: As Biden clinches nomination, candidates set strategies

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In this lesson plan, explore the strategies of Democratic and Republican presidential nominees while learning about the impact of polling station closures. Continue reading

Super Civics 2020: Nevada Democratic debate

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, check out the latest in Election 2020 and the Democratic debate in Nevada. Continue reading

Youth vote in America: Why these teens say low voter turnout days are done

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Why do young people hold some of the lowest voter turnout levels in the U.S.? Is it really their fault? NewsHour’s teen reporters talk about the youth vote in America and why the 2018 elections could see young people voting in historic numbers. Continue reading

#MonitoringTheMidterms: FBI investigation into Kavanaugh wraps up

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Use this lesson with your students to discuss Thursday’s news that the FBI has wrapped up their investigation on sexual misconduct accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Continue reading

Polling Pitfalls – Lesson Plan

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What do people need to consider when evaluating public opinion polls? After viewing The Poll Dance, students will examine important aspects of valid polling and evaluate three polls. Continue reading

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