Studying the election

By Amy Wallot After weeks of following the 2012 presidential race, students in Vincent Tinker’s AP Government class at Lafayette High School (Fayette County) talked about the re-election of President Barack Obama.  Every day leading up to the election, his class spent a few minutes reviewing election news. “We’ve been learning about the election step-by-step as it happened,” Tinker [...]

By |2012-11-13T10:05:24-05:00November 15, 2012|

Students talk election issues on Oct. 11 Education Matters

What do today’s young people think about the upcoming election? A special edition of Education Matters, in partnership with Kentucky Youth Advocates, features a panel of Kentucky high school students discussing the election issues that matter most to them. The program airs Thursday, Oct. 11 at 8/7 p.m. CT on KET immediately before the vice-presidential debate at Centre College in Danville, [...]

By |2012-10-03T13:24:56-04:00October 4, 2012|

Economics video contest open to K-12 students, teachers

The Council for Economic Education (CEE) has launched an election video contest for K-12 classroom teachers. This contest has students ask, via their teachers, for the best economic advice they can give our new president. Teachers should record one student, or a group of students, answering the question “What should the next president do to improve the economy?” This contest [...]

By |2012-09-25T14:19:50-04:00September 27, 2012|
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