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Nov 5, 2019

Unlike other classroom controversies like gun control or immigration policy, the process by which Congress considers presidential impeachment is spelled out in the Constitution. It’s also a rare occurrence, which means today’s civics teachers have a unique opportunity to help students connect historical and current events, explains Stephen Sawchuk of Education Week. Where can reporters find teachers willing to speak about their classroom experiences? What resources are they turning to for curriculum materials beyond the standard textbooks? And how can education reporters help amplify those classroom conversations with an eye toward helping the general public better understand the impeachment process?