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Digital Resources

  • Educationvotes.nea.org
    • Information about issues that specifically impact education. Issues can be sorted by state, and there are specific resources for the 2020 Presidential election as well.
  • https://www.americanbar.org/groups/crsj/publications/human_rights_magazine_home/voting-in-2020/
    • The American Bar Association June edition of Human Rights Magazine is entirely based on voting rights in the 2020 election
    • Articles include topics about voting in a pandemic, how social media impacts political advertising, cybersecurity in elections, how elections impact Asian Americans, the elderly, people with disabilities, etc. as well as a special report on Fannie Lou Hamer.
  • https://www.brennancenter.org/issues/ensure-every-american-can-vote/vote-suppression
    • The Brennan Center for Justice has many articles about current voter issues, including resources on Voter Fraud and Voter IDs.
  • Procon.org
    • Run by Brittanica, the goal of the organization is to be “Reliable, Nonpartisan, Empowering”
    • Special resources set aside for teachers
    • Highlights on virtually every issue that is up for debate, including topics related to current events like historical statue removal, defunding the police, etc.
    • Topics can be organized into “Pro/Con” lists that come with specifically referenced quotes outlining the different perspectives on controversial issues.
    • Example: Lowering the voting age to 16 https://www.procon.org/headlines/lowering-the-voting-age-top-3-pros-and-cons/

 

 

 

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