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Daily News Lesson: Governor Newsom survives recall vote in California

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Learn about the results of California’s recall election and why it was triggered Continue reading

Daily News Lesson: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to resign

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Hear why Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York is stepping down, and discuss changing attitudes toward sexual harassment in the workplace Continue reading

News Roundup: Congress reaches an agreement on COVID relief bill

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Congress finalized a deal on Sunday for a $900 billion COVID relief bill. Continue reading

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

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