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Maine experiments with paying residents’ student loans

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Maine is attempting to attract more recent college graduates by helping to repay their student loans. Talk to your students about college and student loans and whether or not they agree with Maine’s plan. Continue reading

Know Your Vote, Know the Issues – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Every election year and for years after elections, there are several major issues that persistently trouble Americans. Every election year, politicians pledge that they will address these issues, and nearly every year they fall short of many peoples’ expectations. In this lesson, we examine problems surrounding health care costs, funding higher education and preserving social security. Then, students look at how the current presidential candidates are proposing to address these issues, and formulate a short media presentation. Continue reading

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