UVA Center for Politics Hosts First Teacher Workshop
Teachers talk at teacher workshop hosted by the Center for Politics
Middle and high school teachers from across the state are getting political at the University of Virginia. The UVA Center for Politics hosted its first teacher workshop Tuesday, with the goal of helping improve civics education.
A group of about 40 teachers discussed everything from special interests to lobbying.
UVA Center for Politics' Director of Instruction Meg Heubeck wants to make politics more accessible to teachers and students.
"We try to provide hands-on, first-person experiences with politics so that people know politics is a good thing," said Heubeck.
Teachers talked one-on-one with state lawmakers, lobbyists, and others Tuesday.
Ed joined the NBC29 news team in May, 2011. A Charlotte, NC, native, he graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with degrees in journalism and political science.Full Story
Ed joined the NBC29 news team in May, 2011. A Charlotte, NC, native, he graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with degrees in journalism and political science. Email/Follow on Twitter/ Full Story
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