Teaching with Current Events
Read breaking news related to the Bill of Rights, gathered by Institute staff every school day, from reputable news sources across the country. Our news stories are chosen with young people in mind and on the basis of ease of use in the classroom, clarity of the constitutional issue, and neutral presentation. Most-clicked headlines are below, and you can find more stories grouped by constitutional principle on the menu to the left.
Layers in McDonnell Trial Spar Over Juror’s Dismissal
Source: The Washington Post
State, Federal Government Wrestle Over Testing for Students Learning English
Source: Tamp Bay Times
Protesters End Encampment at SLU
Source: KSDK 5 St. Louis
Hobby Lobby President Advocates for Religious Freedom at Ceaderville University Event
Source: The Columbus Dispatch
Gun Rights Debate Heats up at Seattle Rally
Source: King 5 Seattle
Group Demands Prayer Photo Be Removed From Putnam City School
Source: KOCO Oklahoma City
Dearborn Heights Honor Student Suspended Rest of School Year for Knife
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