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Sam Tanenhaus, editor of the Book Review, talks about some of the most memorable presidential debate moments of the televised era. Update | Oct. 24, 2012 We invite students to comment on each of the three presidential debates via our Student Opinion questions:
Each of the nine Supreme Court justices will approach the Affordable Care Act cases from a different background. The longest serving justices have a well-established history of votes and opinions, while the Court's newest members will be addressing the issues raised by these cases for the first time. Appointed by Pres. George W. Bush
Existing research and statistics on current civic learning practice and youth civic engagement help make the case for improved civic learning in the nation's schools. Below is a sampling from the premier research center on civic learning and youth civic engagement, the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE). Check the CIRCLE website , for new research and findings. Joining Young, Voting Young: The Effects of Youth Voluntary Associations on Early Adult Voting Joining Young, Voting Young: The Effects of Youth Voluntary Associations on Early Adult Voting (CIRCLE Working Paper #73) by Reuben J. Thomas and Daniel A.
The National Action Civics Collaborative (NACC) was founded in 2010 by six community-, school- and university-based organizations concerned about how low income youth are acquiring the motivation, skills, knowledge and behaviors necessary for constructive civic and political participation. Geographically and programmatically diverse, these organizations are passionate about, and skilled in, providing youth with the kind of experiences that enable them to take action and leadership on community problems. Our discussions resulted in a commitment to collaborate on promoting and expanding the practice of Action Civics as an evidence-based approach to creating an engaged and educated citizenry. Going forward, NACC aims to
The two Advanced Placement class sections, made up entirely of seniors, flipped a coin to decide which party they would represent. "Being nominated as the candidate, I thought I would be doing most of the workload," said Tim Green, 17, who portrayed Romney. "But everyone in our class had very important roles, like speechwriters, researchers, and campaign managers. It was a real group effort."
Teaching Privacy in the 21st Century
Students should have a significant voice in school-based decision-making in every high school.
The Civic and Moral Education Initiative
Ever been in an argument with someone and just couldn’t find a way to win?
What Students Should Know About Campaigns & the Media by Frank W. Baker For many years, I have been interested in the way the media reports on the presidential campaign and the way the candidates manipulate the media.
Teaching with the News Christopher Dilts for Obama for America/Terence Burlij/PBS NewsHour
Watching the Government