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8 Ways to Help Teens Take Local Action on Global Youth Representation Issues

Adapted from The Teen Guide to Global Action: How to Connect with Others (Near & Far) to Create Social Change by Barbara A. Lewis. Teens are more civically engaged than ever, according to a recent study. The 2018 midterm elections … Continue reading

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Rebel with a Cause: How to Guide the Middle School Activist

By Judge Tom Jacobs and Natalie Jacobs, coauthors of Every Vote Matters: The Power of Your Voice, from Student Elections to the Supreme Court “People love what other people are passionate about.” —Mia (played by Emma Stone) in La La … Continue reading

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Inauguration Apprehension: How to Help Children Express Their Feelings in Times of Change

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. The inauguration of the next president of the United States can be an exciting time of possibility, change, and growth, but due … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids the Importance of Citizenship

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. What a month November has been, but it’s the perfect time to take an in-depth look at the final core value in … Continue reading

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What Can Students Learn from the Supreme Court Vacancy? The Implications of an Empty Seat on the Court

By Judge Tom Jacobs and Natalie Jacobs, coauthors of Every Vote Matters As you probably know, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia unexpectedly passed away February 13, 2016. That leaves only eight justices on the Supreme Court: four conservatives and four … Continue reading

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