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November 4, 2018 - 12:00pm EST to November 9, 2018 - 12:00pm EST
Registration is open for Close Up's Election Week Programs! Critical to shaping politics and policy for years to come, the midterm elections are one of the most thrilling events in our nation's capital. Join other school groups from around the nation the week of November 4, 2018, and give your students a once-in-a lifetime experience.
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9/08/2018
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What do an exploding car, Taylor Swift’s assailant, and a "killer building material" all have in common? In these examples, wrongdoers were brought to justice with tort law and trial by jury! The American Museum of Tort Law, founded by noted consumer advocate Ralph Nader, has announced its 2018 Tort Law and Democracy Essay Contest. A prestigious panel of experts–many of them law professors–will judge the entries. Contest details, rules, and registration can be found at tortmuseum.org/contest.

Deadline: 
5/01/2018
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Origins: Current Events in Historical Perspectives (OSU online magazine)

Origins: Current Events in Historical Perspectives is a free, on-line magazine that includes articles, podcasts, short “milestones,” and Top Ten lists produced by some of America’s leading historians -- and all connecting the past with the present. Origins covers the globe.
The magazine is designed for use in high school and college classes in American history, world history, current events, and contemporary politics. It is a joint production of the history departments at Ohio State University and Miami University. You and your students can find it at origins.osu.edu.
Social studies teachers nationwide are invited to apply for the July 2018 Religious Worlds of New York summer institute – a three week program, with a generous stipend, that will help them teach about American religious diversity. The institute is sponsored by the Interfaith Center of New York and Union Theological Seminary (UTS), with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities. It will bring 25 teachers from throughout the U.S.
Deadline: 
3/01/2018
The Abdelkader Global Leadership Prizes, for both high school and college students, have been announced.
In brief, your essay or poster should address all of the following points:
* Why does Emir Abdelkader’s life story and legacy deserve remembering today?
* What lessons did you derive from reading about him?
* What is relevant for our global society? What is relevant to your own life?
* Reflect on Abdelkader’s education as compared to your own education.

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5/15/2018
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June 21, 2018 - 8:30am EDT to July 5, 2018 - 8:30am EDT
As in years before, in 2018 FPRI and CEAS will bring 20 U.S. high school teachers to Japan for a two-week immersion experience that will focus on three themes in Japan’s history and culture: Political and Social Stability, Maintaining Cultural Values While Seeking Change, and Cultural Borrowing. Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) and Center for East Asian Studies, University of Pennsylvania (CEAS) are the sponsors. The dates are June 21 to July 5, 2018.
Deadline: 
3/01/2018

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