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Monitoring the Midterms: Should the voting age be 16?

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Vote16DC is a coalition made up of youth and adults in Washington D.C. with one goal in mind: to lower the voting age to 16. This issue is sure to generate some debate in your class, especially ahead of the upcoming 2018 midterm elections. Continue reading

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

March For Our Lives: Ways to debrief with students this week

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While other events make the news headlines, the March For Our Lives is likely still playing a key part in your students’ lives, even those who may not have attended any events over the weekend. Use these videos and student voice pieces to debrief on the March and discuss next steps forward. Continue reading

‘We were there. We were making history.’ Students reflect on the March For Our Lives

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From registering voters to student reporting, from the role of race to the underrepresentation of trans youth voices, five students share their reflections on the March For Our Lives. Continue reading

Monitoring the midterms: Do midterm elections matter?

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, students will gain an understanding of midterm elections and discuss reasons why voter turnout remains low. Continue reading

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