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Do You Feel Safe at School?

Do Now: Government and Civics | April 10, 2015 | 159 Comments

Do You Feel Safe at School?

Schools are constantly grappling with how to keep students safe. Do you feel safe at school? How does your school prepare for disasters?

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How Can We End Violence Against Women?

Do Now | March 13, 2015 | 81 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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Should We Require Vaccinations? Student Weigh In

Civics in the Community | March 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

Should We Require Vaccinations? Student Weigh In

With the recent outbreak of measles here in the United States, we asked students to weigh in on the question, Should we require vaccinations? Why or why not?

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How Does Gun Violence Affect You and Your Community?

Do Now | March 6, 2015 | 67 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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Unidentified Internet Users Pose Danger

Civics in the Community | May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Unidentified Internet Users Pose Danger

With a simple click, the internet allows us to connect with old friends from high school or maybe even research information about March on Washington for class, but could the internet also be a dangerous place? Last week, students across the nation discussed how the internet can be a useful, but also a dangerous place in our #DoNowInternet post.

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Let Us Play Football, But Inform Us of the Risk

Do Now Round-Ups | February 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

Let Us Play Football, But Inform Us of the Risk

Last week, students debated whether or not playing high impact sports is worth the risk, particularly for younger athletes in our #DoNowConcussion post. We asked students, Should young people be allowed to play heavy contact sports now that we know they can cause permanent brain damage? In recent years, more than 4,500 former professional football players filed suit against the NFL based on allegations of fraud over how the league dealt with concussions.

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Are High-Impact Sports Worth The Risk For Young Athletes?

Do Now | January 24, 2014 | 419 Comments

Are High-Impact Sports Worth The Risk For Young Athletes?

While football fans prepare for Super Bowl XLVIII between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos, the National Football League (NFL) has come under intense scrutiny for what critics are calling a “concussion crisis” or “concussion epidemic”. Should young people be allowed to play heavy contact sports now that we know they can cause permanent brain damage? Should there be new education, equipment or rule changes to help prevent concussions in football?

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