This month’s issue looks at the midterm legislative races and statewide ballot measures, the role of primaries, the value of art in school, perspective from two of the nation's top pollsters and much more.
Young people can learn about our system of democracy and state legislatures through some useful online resources.
The visually dynamic Democracy Kids website presents information on Congress and state legislatures through a variety of interactive games and other activities that entertain students as they learn. Features include crossword puzzles highlighting key concepts of democracy and government, a “Tour of the Town” showing how government affects our lives, and a “Being Involved” survey that encourages students and parents to talk about civic engagement.
Many states host informative and interactive sites for young people to learn about state government and legislatures. Find out more about what goes on at the capitol through these sites. Click here for links to state kids' pages.
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