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Sizing Up Civics Education / A Look At N.H.'s Voting Bills

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A bill proposed by fourth graders from Hampton falls was harshly debated and defeated in the legislature last month, leading to some late-night satire but also a conversation about the best way to get students involved in the democratic process. We’ll look at that and also examine bills this year addressing voter requirements.

GUESTS, VOTER REQUIREMENTS:

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  • Garry Rayno – Statehouse reporter for The Union Leader and New Hampshire Sunday News
  • David Scanlan –  New Hampshire's Deputy Secretary of State

GUESTS, CIVICS EDUCATION IN NEW HAMPSHIRE:

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  • Rik Stevens northern New England correspondent for the Associated Press
  • Andrea Cameron – fourth grade classroom teacher at Canterbury Elementary School.
  • Dave Alcox – social studies teacher at Milford High School. He teaches the ‘We the People’ class for juniors and seniors.
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