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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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The Global Community Can Do More to Fight the Ebola Outbreak

Civics in the Community | September 26, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Global Community Can Do More to Fight the Ebola Outbreak

In the past, diseases have had the ability to wipe out entire civilizations, and it’s still going on today. With the Ebola epidemic in West Africa becoming more of a menace, there are a lot of questions to be answered. Why should nations help fight against the outbreak? What are some challenges, and how can we, as an international community, overcome this? Last week, students from around the country shared their thoughts on what should be done in the fight against Ebola.

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Students Debate Immigration Reform — Do Now Round Up

Community Voices | May 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Students Debate Immigration Reform — Do Now Round Up

As the immigration reform bill begins to consume lawmakers in Washington in the coming months, students around the country had a head start to debate the issue online. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), the lead Democratic negotiator, explains, “The American people have told us to do two things. One, prevent future flows of illegal immigration, and then come up with a common sense solution for legal immigration. And that’s what our bill does.”

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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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