The LBJ Foundation invites all 12th-grade Texas students to enter the 2015 "Voting Rights Today" Essay and Documentary Contest to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. The focus of this year's essay and documentary contest is "Voting Rights Today.” The Voting Rights Act was passed as a result of the widespread disenfranchisement of … Continue reading Voting Rights Today Contest for Texas 12th Graders
We invite U.S. high school students to write an essay on an act of political courage for the Profile in Courage Essay Contest. The submission deadline is January 5, 2015.
Eighth grader Allie Tubbs reflects on her National History Day project and winning Nationals.
Today's post comes from education intern Stephen Pearson. Over two days earlier this month, students arrived at the National Archives Building in Washington, DC, ready to compete. There was excitement and nervous energy in the air. Both the students and history came to life through dynamic performances, stirring documentaries, and eye-popping exhibits, just to name … Continue reading DC Students Compete at the National Archives for National History Day