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    The Amish and Education

    Amish communities are exempt from federal laws requiring children to attend school until they reach a…

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    Preview of Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue

    SCOTUSblog co-founder Amy Howe talks about Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, set to be argued…

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    Morse v. Frederick: The "Bong Hits 4 Jesus" Supreme Court Case

    Author James Foster talked about the events that lead to the Supreme Court case Morse vs. Frederick. In…

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    Teacher Pay and the 2020 Primary Campaign

    Tulane University’s Douglas Harris and Cato Institute’s Neal McCluskey discussed the issue of…

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    The History of South Dakota's State Capital

    Tony Venhuizen gave a tour of South Dakota’s State Capitol in Pierre and shared the story of the…

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    Indian Schools in Nevada

    This bellringer highlights the history and purpose of the Stewart Indian School, located in Carson City,…

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    African American Education in Delaware: Late 19th Century

    Bradley Skelcher, author of African American Education in Delaware: A History through Photographs,…

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    Native American Civil Rights in Alaska

    Steve Henrikson describes how the foundation of Alaskan Native American brotherhood and sisterhood…

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    Bob Jones University v United States - Supreme Court Case on Interracial Dating

    This bellringer focuses on the Supreme Court case Bob Jones University versus The United States, in…

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    The GI Bill

    In this lesson students will view a series of video clips that examine the history of the GI Bill.…

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    The Impact of Brain Drain on States

    Susan Milligan of U.S. News and World Report talked about her recent U.S. News and World Report article…

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    Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) Proposal to Eliminate Student Loan Debt

    2020 presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sander (I-VT) announced a proposal to provide tuition free…

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    State Free College Proposals

    Adam Harris of The Atlantic discussed state free-college policies.

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    The History of Federal and State College Aid Programs

    Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chair Lamar Alexander (R-TN) talked about the…

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    The Current State of Higher Education

    Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA), spoke at a House Education and Labor Committee about the current issues facing…

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    The Educational Achievement Gap

    Eric Hanushek, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institute, talked about the results of his recent study on…

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    The Federal Bureaucracy

    The federal bureaucracy, encompassing millions of employees and hundreds of agencies, departments, and…

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    Education Secretary DeVos on Education Priorities for the 2020 Budget

    On April 10, 2019 Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testified before the House Education and Labor…

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    College Transparency and Student Outcomes

    Representative Paul Mitchell (R-MI) and Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) talked about their proposed College…

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    President Lyndon Johnson's Great Society Initiatives

    In his 1965 State of the Union address, President Johnson called on Americans to continue on the “road…

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    Fiscal Year 2020 Proposed Education Budget Cuts

    Education Week’s Alyson Klein discussed the Trump administration’s proposed education budget cuts…

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    Federal Grants to Protect Against School Shootings

    Roll Call’s Todd Ruger discusses how states and localities are spending one billion dollars in federal…

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    President Trump Signs Executive Order on Campus Free Speech

    President Trump signs an executive order that would link some federal grants to how colleges and…

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    School Lunches and the Dairy Industry

    Bloomberg News investigative journalist Peter Robison discussed his recent article on changes to school…

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    Reactions to the College Admissions Bribery Scandal

    In response to the FBI investigation of a college admissions bribery scandal, US Attorney Andrew Lelling…

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    School Safety and Crisis Response

    Dr. Amy Klinger of the Educator’s School Safety Network talked about school safety and crisis response…

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    President Johnson: 1965 State of the Union Address

    In his second State of the Union address, President Johnson called on Americans to continue on the…

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    Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965

    Ulrich Boser and Darleen Opfer talked about the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. They…

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    Interview with Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor

    BookTV talked to Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor about her childhood and path to the High Court.…

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    Improving News Literacy Skills in Students

    News Literacy Project founder and CEO Alan Miller talked about ways for students to determine credible…

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    Connecticut Secretary of State on Civic Education and Voting

    Connecticut Secretary of State Denise Merrill (D) talked about civic education and voting. She spoke via…

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    Block Grants

    BLOCK GRANTS are provided by the federal government to support collections of general programs…

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    Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor: How Books Have Impacted Her Life

    Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor talks about the significance of books throughout her life. Through…

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    Mary Wollstonecraft

    Author Claire Tomalin talks about Mary Wollstonecraft and some of her ideas regarding feminism in the…

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    C-SPAN Educators Conference With Middle School Teachers

    C-SPAN hosted an educators' conference in Washington, DC where teachers from around the country gathered…

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    C-SPAN Educators Conference With High School Teachers

    C-SPAN hosted an educators' conference in Washington, DC where teachers from around the country gathered…

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    NEA President Lily Eskelsen Garcia on Arming Teachers

    National Education Association president Lily Eskelsen Garcia talked about the Trump administration’s…

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    Cooperative Federalism

    In a system of cooperative federalism, both federal government and state governments cooperate in…

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    March for Our Lives Bus Tour

    Student activists from around the country, including Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland,…

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    Making Schools Safer

    Popular Mechanics Associate Editor Lara Sorokanich discussed her article, “Guide to Safer Schools”…

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    Devolution and the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

    Senator James Lankford (R-OK) discussed the concept of devolution and how it relates to the Every…

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    An Introduction to the C-SPAN Video Library

    This activity is a way to introduce your students to C-SPAN's extensive Video Library. This will help…

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    Title IX

    Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 prohibited discrimination on the basis of sex in…

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    Fatima Goss Graves on Title IX's Impact on Women in Non-Traditional Fields

    Fatime Goss Graves, Senior Counsel at the National Women's Law Center, discussed the impact of Title IX…

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    Title IX's Application to Sports

    Professor Sarah Field talked about how Title IX was applied to college and high school sports. She…

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    Title IX and Gender Equity in Education

    Professor Sarah Fields talked about the background of Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972.…

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    2018 Cram for the Exam AP Government and Politics Exam Review

    High school government teachers Andrew Conneen and Daniel Larsen talked about the Advanced Placement…

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    Should college athletes be paid?

    A look at the debate around whether college athletes should be paid on top of receiving academic…

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    Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Julia Bascom, Executive Director of Autistic Self Advocacy Network, and Allison Ratto, Psychologist at…

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    Landmark Supreme Court Case Tinker v Des Moines (1969)

    After wearing black armbands to school in protest of the Vietnam War, three students -- two of them…

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    Justice John Paul Stevens on Morse v. Frederick

    Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens talked about students' rights in schools and talked about…

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    Student Civic Engagement

    Engaging students in civic education cultivates them to become informed and engaged citizens. In this…

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    StudentCam Winners from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Gun Violence

    Ahead of the nation-wide “March for Our Lives” rallies, C-SPAN talked with two former students from…

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    Student Journalism and First Amendment Rights

    Former student-activist Mary Beth Tinker and Executive Director of the Newseum's First Amendment Center…

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    House Passes the Stop School Violence Act

    On the House floor, Representative Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Representive Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) explained…

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    Wonder Girls - Advocating for Global Issues

    People across the world, of all ages, advocate for issues that they believe are important. Their support…

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    School Girls Unite

    Alex Sangster explains how this group of middle and high school girls from the Washington, DC area lobby…

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    The Technovation Challenge

    Paola Gianturco's granddaughter and co-author Alex Sangster explains how this program challenges middle…

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    Talitha

    Paola Gianturco describes the violence children in the Tongo region experience and how young girls are…

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    Shaheen Woman's Resource Center

    Paola Gianturco talks about the experiences of Muslim and Dalit girls and how they are affecting change…

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    Creativity for Peace

    Paola Gianturco explains this leadership program for Israeli and Palestinian high school girls.

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    Wonder Girl Advocates

    Photographers Paola Gianturco and Alex Sangster talked about young women around the world who are…

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    The Head Start Program

    Olivia Golden talked about the services provided to families in this program.

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    Manufacturing and Workforce Development

    Documentary filmmaker Vincent Vittorio and Alliance for American Manufacturing President Scott Paul…

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    Social Media and Foreign Influence: Voter Suppression

    Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) provides an example of a voter suppression ad and explains its illegality.

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    Social Media and Foreign Influence: False Advertisements

    Sen Richard Burr (R-NC) presents examples of anti-immigration and pro-Islamic advertisements for events…

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    Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam (R)

    Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam (R) talked about higher education initiatives in the state.

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    Brown vs Board of Education

    Oliver Brown's daughter Cheryl Brown Henderson discusses the background of this case and its impact.

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    Tinker vs Des Moines

    John Tinker talks about events leading up to this Supreme Court case that involved him and his sister…

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    The Great Migration

    During the Great Migration, millions of African Americans relocated from the rural South to cities in…

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    Jane Addams and John Dewey

    Jane Addams and John Dewey were instrumental in affecting change on a variety of issues in the…

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    Secretary Pedro Rivera on Pennsylvania's Education Policy

    Pennsylvania Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera talked about education policy in the state.

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    New Jersey State Senate President Steve Sweeney (D)

    Steve Sweeney, President of the New Jersey State Senate, talked about top issues before the New Jersey…

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    StudentCam 2017: Round Peg, Square Hole

    Round Peg, Square Hole was one of the second-prize high school east division winners in C-SPAN…

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    StudentCam 2017: The Harm Done is Transparent

    The Harm Done is Transparent was one of the second-prize high school west division winners in C-SPAN…

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    StudentCam 2017: Cybersecurity in America

    Cybersecurity in America was one of the second-prize high school west division winners in C-SPAN…

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    StudentCam 2017: Gauging the Wage Gap

    Gauging the Wage Gap was one of the second-prize middle school winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s…

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    StudentCam 2017: The War on Guns

    The War on Guns was one of the second-prize middle school winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam…

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    StudentCam 2017: Cybersecurity: The Safety of Our Nation

    Cybersecurity: The Safety of Our Nation was one of the second-prize middle school winners in C-SPAN…

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    StudentCam 2017: Live and Let Drive

    Live and Let Drive was one of the second-place high school central division winners in C-SPAN…

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    StudentCam 2017: Powerhouse of the Prairie

    Powerhouse of the Prairie was one of the second-place high school central division winners in C-SPAN…

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    StudentCam 2017: Incarceration Nation

    Incarceration Nation was one of the second-place high school central division winners in C-SPAN…

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    StudentCam 2017: A Heart for Teaching

    A Heart for Teaching was one of the second-prize high school west division winners in C-SPAN…

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    StudentCam 2017: Hunting for Harmony

    Hunting for Harmony was one of the second-prize high school west division winners in C-SPAN…

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    StudentCam 2017: The Crisis and the Fear

    The Crisis and the Fear was one of the second-prize high school east division winners in C-SPAN…

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    StudentCam 2017: Sprouting in the Fields

    Sprouting in the Fields was one of the second-prize high school east division winners in C-SPAN…

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    StudentCam 2017: Behind the Bite

    Behind the Bite was one of the second-place high school central division winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s…

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    StudentCam 2017: Invisible

    Invisible was the first-price high school east division winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam…

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    StudentCam 2017: Enough is Enough

    Enough is Enough was the first-prize high school central division winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s…

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    StudentCam 2017: U.S. Gun Violence: A Complicated Puzzle

    U.S. Gun Violence: A Complicated Puzzle was the first-prize middle school division winners in C-SPAN…

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    Teaching Current Events

    High school teachers William Kamps and Sunshine Cavalluzzi talked about their use of current events in…

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    George Orwell

    Thomas Ricks talks about the ideas Orwell wrote about in "Animal Farm" and "1984."

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    Legacy of Slavery at Universities

    Historian Leslie Harris talked about the relationship between slavery and early colleges and…

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    Future of Artificial Intelligence

    Tom Simonite talked about the rise in artificial intelligence use at companies such as Google and…

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    How Free Should Speech Be on College Campuses?

    Whether or not colleges and universities should place limitations on invited speakers is a topical,…

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    Thoreau's Walden Pond

    Concord Museum curator David Wood visited Walden Pond to recount Henry David Thoreau’s time there and…

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    The American Dream

    Mona Charen and Paul Glastris talked about whether the American Dream is still attainable and if…

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    Education Reform

    Frederick Hess talked about the history and current state of education reform as well as his book,…

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    US Education and Teacher Evaluations

    Daarel Burnette talked about how the Every Student Succeeds Act was affecting states' ability to…

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    Goals of the 2018 Presidential Education Budget

    Betsy DeVos outlines the President's Fiscal Year 2018 Education Budget Request and discusses the ability…

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