Education Oct 18

Column: 2016 is making me rethink how I teach elections

Assigning students to watch the presidential debates and discussing candidate's platforms have been fairly commonplace practices for most U.S. government and civics teachers -- until Election 2016. Ryan Werenka teaches AP U.S. government and economics in Michigan and says this…

On Sunday night in St. Louis, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump meet for their second of three televised 90-minute debates. This time, the debate will follow a town meeting format, with voters joining the moderator in asking questions. As NewsHour…

Sep 26

What to watch for in tonight’s debate

There are few real make-or-break moments in presidential elections. Tonight’s opening-round debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump could very well become one. But then again, maybe not. Polls show that roughly 90 percent of voters have already made up…

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