Capitol Classroom: Students Create Their Own Bills
During the 2016 session of the Washington State Legislature, students from Lake Washington High School participate in TVW’s Capitol Classroom program and testify in Olympia on two bills they created, both aimed at reducing the costs of college admission tests.
Students in Wenatchee High School’s Mariachi Huenachi program confront the challenges of poverty, legal status and societal expectations as they strive for better lives for themselves and their families.
Current statehouse reporter Austin Jenkins and former reporter David Ammons discuss the history of the WA capitol press corps, the duties of a statehouse reporter, and the need for robust reporting in Olympia.
Grade: 7-12, Runtime: 13 Minutes - Watch
Isidore Starr: Leading a Revolution in Civics
This short documentary explores the career and teachings of Dr. Isidore Starr, from his start as a teacher in 1930’s Brooklyn New York, to becoming internationally recognized as “the father of law-related education.”