Civil Rights

June 30, 2011

After discussing the news from New York, students explore how the bill came to be passed - including the strategies and personal experiences that influenced legislators' decisions.

September 8, 2010

A student reading provides an excerpt from Judge Walker's ruling that California's Prop 8 is unconstitutional and describes competing opinions on gay marriage. A critical thinking activity follows.

July 15, 2009

Teaching students these strategies to deal with problems that come up with friends can help create a more peaceable classroom.