Online spread of false information—like the recent claims of voter fraud—poses ongoing challenges for civics teachers.
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Jill Biden won't be the first educator to live in the White House. Here are the other 19 teachers who became presidents and first ladies.
November 04, 2020
Teachers have the daunting task of bringing clarity to a confusing electoral landscape and trying to soothe their students' anxieties.
October 28, 2020
Five social studies teachers discuss their experiences teaching students about the most crucial and controversial parts of a chaotic election season.
September 30, 2020
Many teachers use the presidential debates as a teaching tool for civics, but the first Trump-Biden showdown was anything but educational.
September 24, 2020
President Trump said "we're going to have to see what happens," in response to whether he would honor the results of the election. How can teachers address that in class?
September 18, 2020
Social studies and history education organizations, and many teachers, lambasted President Trump's efforts to "promote patriotic education."
October 24, 2019
The former first lady's voter registration initiative is launching a series of training sessions across the country that will help educators ensure that students are registered to vote.
July 11, 2019
The former first lady's voter registration initiative will provide teachers with lesson plans and trainings on how to talk about voting.
July 08, 2019
About 6,000 delegates met in Houston last week and voted on measures related to abortion, white fragility, teacher diversity, and teacher strikes.