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18-09 Segment 1: Empowering Students To Be Leaders

We talk to experts about how teachers and schools are teaching young adults to think critically about important topics and take an active role in the ongoing debates.

16-13 Segment 1: The Political Classroom: Teaching Civics

  Synopsis: Civics classes in many grade schools and high schools aren’t the same as they were 20 years ago, when teachers lectured on “how a bill becomes a law” to a roomful of bored students. These days, kids are more likely to discuss and debate some of the most pressing issues of the day. …

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15-06 Segment 1: Teaching Political Debate in Schools

  Synopsis: Civics classes in many grade schools and high schools aren’t the same as they were back 20 years ago, when teachers lectured on “how a bill becomes a law” to a roomful of bored students. These days, kids are more likely to discuss and debate some of the most pressing issues of the …

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