Issues & Controversies has been updated and enhanced throughout the past year, increasing the educational value of this award-winning resource.
Recent Updates and Additions:
- New articles: Added six new articles on high-interest topics such as fake news, the electoral college, education (National High School Debate Topic), the Obama presidency, Russia investigation, and the recent travel ban.
- Updated articles: Updated 15 articles on such evergreen subjects as climate change, gun control, health care reform, immigration, manufacturing jobs, marijuana, and women’s rights and sexual harassment.
- Primary sources: Added 29 primary sources in areas such as the Iran nuclear deal, North Korea, fake news, Russia investigation, climate change, transgender rights, and travel ban.
- Timelines: Added six new timelines.
- Discussion questions: Added 35 new discussion questions in curriculum topics on fake news, electoral college, education (National High School Debate Topic), the Obama presidency, the Russia investigation, and the recent travel ban.
- Infographics: Added 296 infographics in areas such as abortion, bullying, capital punishment, environmental regulation, disability rights, legalization of marijuana, gun control, terrorism, immigration, manufacturing, police brutality, race relations, smoking, and voting rights.
- Debate videos: Added 14 Intelligence Squared debate videos featuring climate change, Trump’s presidency, charter schools, U.S.-China relations, video games, and health care reform.
- Audio content: Added 238 NPR audios/podcasts.
- Editorials: Added hundreds of editorials.
- News stories: Added hundreds of news stories.
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