Whether or not you are old enough to vote, it is important to stay informed about the news, details and results surrounding the 2016 presidential election. Registered voters across America will head to the polls to make their voices heard on Tuesday, November 8. As a student, you can read about the candidates, cast your student vote and learn about the road to the White House at Scholastic News Election 2016, election.scholastic.com. Kid reporters have covered important events and spoken with the candidates themselves to get answers to questions about issues that affect students.
At Time for Kids, timeforkids.com/minisite/election-2016, kid reporters feature The Path to the Presidency, introducing the candidates for both president and vice president, and offering useful resources such as an Electionary.
To really get to know the candidates, it’s important to listen to their speeches and interviews. Student News Daily, tinyurl.com/gsbh5r3, provides links to videos of the candidates as well as editorials that explain each party’s platform, proposals for issues such as tax reform and much more.
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