WASHINGTON, March 24, 2020 — As students and teachers rely more on remote learning amid the COVID-19 health emergency, the American Bar Association Division for Public Education is offering free digital resources on legal topics.
The resources provide a way to explore current and historical information about the law to help boost learning though school doors are closed. As teachers and students are faced with taking on new educational digital opportunities and responsibilities, the Division for Public Education is committed to its mission to advance the public understanding of law and its role in society.
Resources include a toolkit on the 19th Amendment, a digital magazine for teachers called Insights on Law & Society, lesson plans for Law Day, and a classroom resource on current Supreme Court cases.
- Student toolkit on the 19th Amendment website at www.ambar.org/19th
- Insights on Law & Society magazine for teachers, which has resources on the 2020 Census, at www.insightsmagazine.org
- Lesson plans on the Law Day website at www.lawday.org
- PREVIEW in the Classroom at www.supremecourtpreview.org
The ABA can refer reporters to legal experts available to speak on topics involving education, K-12 and college, amid COVID-19. Contact Betsy Adeboyejo at 202-662-1039 or at Betsy.Adeboyejo@americanbar.org for more information.
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