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Student Activism Provides Teachable Moment in Wake of School Shootings

The wave of student activism in response to the series of school shootings in recent months provides a unique opportunity to connect students to their role as the "fourth branch of government." Consider using the article below in conjunction with  Foundations in Law, Unit 2: The Legal System in Action to help students understand the levels and layers that exist within the legal landscape, the ways in which they are interrelated, and the role students can play in initiating and influencing change.  

Parkland's Student Activists are Getting a Powerful Civics Lesson

Education Week, March 12, 2018