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Should the U.S. Government Spy on its Own People? Students Weigh In

Civics in the Community | June 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Should the U.S. Government Spy on its Own People? Students Weigh In

Following the terrorist attacks of 9/11, Government spying took on a whole new scope. Read what students had to say about whether or not the U.S. Government should spy on its own people.

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How Can Baltimore Recover from the Freddie Gray Case? Students Weigh In

Civics in the Community | June 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

How Can Baltimore Recover from the Freddie Gray Case? Students Weigh In

The recent death of Freddie Gray, a 25 year old black male, while in police custody has sparked protests and conversation on the relationship between community and police nationwide. Read what students had to say about how Baltimore can recover from the Freddie Gray case.

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Should Teachers Get Paid More Money? Students Weigh In

Civics in the Community | May 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Should Teachers Get Paid More Money? Students Weigh In

For many teachers long hours, high demands, and challenging working conditions are a harsh reality. Read what students had to say about the teachers that influenced them, and if teachers should get paid more money for their hard work.

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What is the Value of a High School Diploma? Students Weigh In

Civics in the Community | May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

What is the Value of a High School Diploma? Students Weigh In

High School graduation often marks the beginning of a student’s college career and the rest of their life, but for some students, factors come into play that can hinder this opportunity. Read what students had to say about what high school graduation means to them.

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The American Dream: How it Relates to Students Today

Civics in the Community | May 18, 2015 | 4 Comments

The American Dream: How it Relates to Students Today

The American Dream: having a well-paying job, a house with a fence, marriage, children, and maybe a dog. For many millenials, their goals don’t exactly line up with the good ol’ American Dream. Read what students have to say about defining their own “American Dream.”

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Does a Nuclear Deal with Iran Make Sense? Students Weigh In

Civics in the Community | May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Does a Nuclear Deal with Iran Make Sense? Students Weigh In

The United States and some other world power nations including Britain, China, France, Germany and Russia have agreed that it is best to strike a deal with Iran in attempts to reduce it’s nuclear program over the next 15 years. Read what students have to say about whether or not a Nuclear Deal makes sense.

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Students Weigh in on School Safety and Disaster Preparation

Civics in the Community | May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Students Weigh in on School Safety and Disaster Preparation

School districts around the US have been trying to figure out how to keep children safe. Read whether students feel safe at school and if their schools are prepared for disasters.

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What’s the Value of Graduating High School Versus Earning a GED? Students Weigh In

Civics in the Community | May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

What’s the Value of Graduating High School Versus Earning a GED? Students Weigh In

In 2013, nearly 750,000 took the GED. View what students had to say about the value of earning a GED versus graduating from high school.

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Students Tackle Hot Button Issue: Should Teachers Carry Weapons?

Civics in the Community | April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Students Tackle Hot Button Issue: Should Teachers Carry Weapons?

Western lawmakers are weighing proposals to potentially eliminate gun-free zones in places such as public schools. This would allow guns in schools, in hopes of avoiding mass shootings that often happen. Lawmakers who support this proposal are using the Second Amendment of the Constitution, which gives citizens the right to bear arms, in their favor. […]

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The Perfect Mayor [Youth-Produced Short Film]

Bay Area Youth Media Network | April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Perfect Mayor [Youth-Produced Short Film]

A group creates a list of characteristics that would make up the perfect mayor for the city of San Francisco. Let’s just say he likes to party. This video was an official selection of BAYMN FEST 2014. BAYMN FEST is an interactive showcase of media produced by youth ages 12-24 sponsored by Hive Bay Area.

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