Teaching with Current Events

We have various resources to help you incorporate current events into the classroom in a way that helps your students understand the importance of the  Constitution on their daily lives.

Daily Headlines:

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.

Top Stories:

Murder by Cinder Block: Jury Remains Intact, Deliberations Resume
Date: 10/27/14
Source: www.NJ.com

Court Upholds Oakland Truckers’ on-the-job Meals, Breaks
Date: 10/29/14
Source: www.SFGate.com

Federal Appeals Court Reviewing NC Abortion Law
Date: 10/29/14
Source: WRAL Raleigh

Protesters Will Challenge Washington Redskins Name in Minneapolis Sunday
Date: 10/30/14
Source: Star Tribune Minneapolis

Despite Complain, Delaware Public School Coaches Stand by Team Prayers
Date: 10/26/14
Source: USA Today

Bill Maher at Cal Controversy Builds
Date: 10/31/14
Source: www.Mercurynews.com

Alabama Legislator Says Amendment Will Protect Gun rights, But Some Aren’t Convinced
Date: 10/29/14
Source: www.AL.com

Nation Torn on Returning Ebola Workers
Date: 10/30/14
Source:  www.click2Houston.com

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