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Unlimited Donations Means More Corruption

Civics in the Community | May 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Unlimited Donations Means More Corruption

Do you think money plays a large role in politics? Last week, students discussed how much an individual could donate to political campaigns in our #DoNowCampaign post. We asked students, Is money a corrupting influence on politics, or merely an expression of free speech? Should there be limits on how much individuals and organizations can give to political candidates? Who will benefit the most or be hurt from new rules that do not limit how much money a person can give to candidates?

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Should Donors to Political Campaigns Be Allowed to Give in Unlimited Amounts?

Do Now: Government and Civics | April 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

Should Donors to Political Campaigns Be Allowed to Give in Unlimited Amounts?

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 #DoNowCampaign For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now Is money a corrupting influence on politics, or merely an expression of free speech? Should there […]

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Do Now Round Up: Obama vs. Romney

Do Now Round-Ups | November 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Do Now Round Up: Obama vs. Romney

Election Day was last Tuesday and Americans took to the polls to vote for our next president (along with voting for other State and Federal politicians and various measures and propositions). We asked students which candidate offered a better future and who they would vote for. Scroll down below to read their thoughts from last […]

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Do Now #49: Obama Wins!!

Do Now | November 9, 2012 | 4 Comments

Do Now #49: Obama Wins!!

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 #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now On election night, President Obama addressed the nation in his victory speech saying, “The best is […]

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Do Now Round Up: The Death Penalty

Do Now Round-Ups | November 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Do Now Round Up: The Death Penalty

Last week’s Do Now asked students if prisoners who are convicted of the most violent crimes should receive the death penalty. Here are their responses. The top video is the main resource that they viewed before tweeting. Scroll down below to read their thoughts from last week’s Do Now activity.

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Do Now #48: Romney vs. Obama

Do Now | November 2, 2012 | 4 Comments

Do Now #48: Romney vs. Obama

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 #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now The number one issue in this election is the economy, and it can greatly affect your […]

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Do Now Round Up: Soda Tax

Do Now Round-Ups | October 29, 2012 | 2 Comments

Do Now Round Up: Soda Tax

In the Bay Area city of Richmond, there is a Soda Tax campaign in full swing. Supporters of the campaign have created art to represent their stance on Measure N, including the mural pictured above. Students have mixed reviews. Scroll down below to read their thoughts from last week’s Do Now activity.

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Do Now #46: Is the Death Penalty an Appropriate Form of Punishment?

Do Now | October 27, 2012 | 12 Comments

Do Now #46: Is the Death Penalty an Appropriate Form of Punishment?

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 #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now Should prisoners convicted of the most violent crimes receive the death penalty? Tell us why or […]

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Do Now #45: Richmond Soda Tax

Do Now | October 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Do Now #45: Richmond Soda Tax

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 #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now Would you vote yes or no on a higher tax for sugary beverages and energy drinks? […]

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Do Now Round Up: Grading the President

Do Now Round-Ups | October 8, 2012 | 2 Comments

Do Now Round Up: Grading the President

Do Now #41 looks at President Obama’s first term and asks students to grade his performance. See the story below, at the top of our Storify Round-Up. View how students think about President Obama’s work in the White House and whether he has done well or what he could have done better.

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