State Government

What’s it like to go to school in a one-room schoolhouse?

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to learn about Wyoming’s school funding model that is not based on the property taxes of a person. 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

Crumbling U.S. Bridges Threaten Safety

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The aging infrastructure of roads and bridges in America was in the spotlight last year when a bridge in Minneapolis collapsed, killing 13 commuters. Most…read more

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