Ever wonder what's most important to your government? Check out the budget! That's where government officials and policymakers work to establish funding priorities.
Discussion questions and news sources about Charlotte police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott
Non-discrimination ordinance is civic learning opportunity
What do you know about Charlotte and Denver? Get ready for the Super Bowl and build civic literacy!
Looking for a lesson plan, image, video, text, resource, or idea for civic learning? Search the resource toolkit.
A global news event that is rich with opportunities for classroom discussions, civic learning, news literacy, reading information, and lots more.
Great resources on landmark cases including Marbury v Madison, Brown v Board of Education and more
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A great resource for historical footage dating back to 1895
A collection of civic literacy resources for learning about the Charleston shootings and resulting actions
Supreme Court reviews Affordable Care Act - a good opportunity to explore healthcare law and the 3 branches of government
Learning about foreign diplomacy and current issues
Resources for classroom learning and dialogue about Charlie Hebdo event
Great digital tool highlights US/foreign citizen perceptions on key US and global issues.
Highlight the public issue of distracted driving (especially texting while driving) and help students learn about roles of government, legislative process, leadership, civic participation and other topics.
The mystery of flight 370 offers rich opportunities for classroom discussion and critical thinking.
Charlotte’s new mayor, Patrick Cannon, was sworn in on December 2, 2013. Use this learning opportunity to help students to explore local government, leadership, communication, policy, and more.
Students deliberate issues of national security and surveillance in this activity from CSPAN. Includes lesson plan, DBQ, news and video clips, and more.
Simple steps for reading and analyzing information including public policies, community issues, government actions and more.
Educates students about democracy, reading and analyzing information, the election process, making decisions, different levels of government, ways that citizens participate in political life, and more.
Looking for digital tools to help your students learn about current - and historic - events? Use newspapers! Many great educational tools are offered online.
Learn about government, read legislation, legal documents and other official government documents plus media coverage about future of CLT airport
Learning about Election 2013 issue: bonds
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