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Should College Athletes Get Paid?

Do Now | March 27, 2015 | 218 Comments

Should College Athletes Get Paid?

College and basketball programs rake in billions of dollars each year through marketing, broadcast contracts, ticket sales and merchandising. Should college athletes get paid or be allowed to receive sponsorship money?

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Should Teachers Carry Weapons?

Do Now | March 20, 2015 | 211 Comments

Should Teachers Carry Weapons?

Mass shootings in gun free zones like schools have some Western lawmakers considering legislation that would eliminate these zones. Colorado, Wyoming and North Dakota are weighing proposals that would allow guns in schools, in the hopes of avoiding future mass shootings. What do you think?

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What’s the Best Path to a Sustainable Future?

Do Now | March 17, 2015 | 116 Comments

What’s the Best Path to a Sustainable Future?

As we face the consequences of a changing climate, many people wonder how we can most effectively change the consumptive habits of U.S. citizens. Is it more effective to change people’s behavior and attitudes or have the government implement regulations?

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How Can We End Violence Against Women?

Do Now | March 13, 2015 | 83 Comments

How Can We End Violence Against Women?

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDEdspace and end it with #DoNowWomen For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now What steps should we take to end violence against women? Introduction A new report from the […]

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Do You See the Seven Elements of Art in Everyday Life?

Do Now | March 10, 2015 | 9 Comments

Do You See the Seven Elements of Art in Everyday Life?

There are many different ways to consider the elements used to make an artwork. Where do you notice the seven elements of art in your daily life?

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How Does Gun Violence Affect You and Your Community?

Do Now | March 6, 2015 | 70 Comments

How Does Gun Violence Affect You and Your Community?

Gun violence poses a serious threat to U.S. teens and their communities. How does gun violence affect you and your community?

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Why Do Scientists and the Public Disagree?

Do Now | March 3, 2015 | 47 Comments

Why Do Scientists and the Public Disagree?

According to a new study by the Pew Research Center, scientists and the public have differing views on science-related issues. Why do you think scientists and the public disagree?

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Should Companies Like Wal-Mart Raise Wages?

Do Now | February 27, 2015 | 140 Comments

Should Companies Like Wal-Mart Raise Wages?

Starting in April, about half a million full- and part-time U.S. minimum wage Wal-Mart employees will get a pay raise. Should more big retail companies like Wal-Mart raise wages for their lowest paid employees?

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How Can We Address Indoor Air Pollution?

Do Now | February 26, 2015 | 35 Comments

How Can We Address Indoor Air Pollution?

Indoor air pollution from from burning solid fuels for heating and cooking is a huge health concern in many parts of the world. How can we best address this problem?

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What Song Celebrates Black History Month?

Do Now | February 24, 2015 | 9 Comments

What Song Celebrates Black History Month?

On Sunday night, America watched Common and John Legend win an Academy Award for their song “Glory,” which was part of the film about Dr. Martin Luther King, Selma. As Pitchfork described, Common and Legend accepted the award with a speech “connecting the struggles of the film with modern conflicts of police brutality, mass incarceration, and voting rights,” and both the performance of the song and the artists’ speech moved the audience to tears. Is there a contemporary artist or song that you think celebrates or honors Black History Month?

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