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The Roots of our Immigration Crisis

created Jan 19, 2018 10:44 AM
by Shelley Brooks, Ph.D. Last week, President Trump’s reported use of an expletive during a discussion about immigration reform with members of Congress sparked a firestorm of controversy ...

We Can Do Better: Lessons from Charlottesville

created Aug 14, 2017 01:41 PM
by Nancy McTygue, Executive Director The images are horrifying – angry white men with torches lit marching through a southern town on a summer night.  Bodies flying in the air after being ...

Teaching the Inauguration

created Jan 18, 2017 09:51 AM
With the presidential inauguration taking place in two days, you may want to use this classroom activity that features excerpts from inaugural addresses by California governors. The activity ...

Teaching after Election Day

created Nov 10, 2016 02:58 PM
By Nancy McTygue, on behalf of the CHSSP Family Teachers have a big job this week, following the election of Donald Trump.  Across our state, and indeed, across the country, thousands of ...
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