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    National Student/Parent Mock Election

    The JFK Library is the host site for the National Student/Parent Mock Election (NSPME) for Massachusetts. This voter education program is held every two years to actively engage students in grades K-12 in state and national campaigns, and emphasize the importance of voting and the power of their ballots.

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    Corkin Cherubini (1996)

    The 1996 Profile in Courage Award was presented to Calhoun County, Georgia School Superintendent, Corkin F. Cherubini, Ed.D. for his courage in dismantling long-standing academic tracking practices that he believed amounted to educational apartheid. In 1992, Mr. Cherubini, who taught junior and senior English literature for 22 years in Calhoun Coun...

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    Federal Budget Simulation Lesson Plan

    In this lesson plan, high school students debate our nation’s priorities by establishing their own “simulated” federal budgets. After analyzing the FY 2015 discretionary budget, students will be asked to design a FY 2016 budget with a group of their peers. Through the simulation, students will learn the importance of the budgeting...

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    Jennifer Staple-Clark 2011

    In 2000, then a 19-year-old sophomore at Yale, Jennifer Staple-Clark took a summer work position as a clinical researcher of glaucoma in the office of her childhood ophthalmologist in New Haven, Connecticut. She was shocked by what she saw there: scores of low-income and homeless patients whose glaucoma had needlessly progressed into blindness. Ove...

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    Leading with Diversity in a Global Economy
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    Leading with Diversity

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    A Conversation with Justices Sandra Day O'Connor and David Souter

    Justices Sandra Day O’Connor and David Souter explain the importance of civic education to a democratic society with Linda Greenhouse, a Pulitzer-Prize winning New York Times reporter and a Senior Fellow at Yale Law School

  • Webpage
    Federal Budget Simulation Lesson Plan

    In this lesson plan, high school students debate our nation’s priorities by establishing their own “simulated” federal budgets. After analyzing the FY 2015 discretionary budget, students will be asked to design a FY 2016 budget with a group of their peers. Through the simulation, students will learn the importance of the budgeting...

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    Presidential Tapes Conference to be Held at Kennedy Library (August 19, 2002)
    0/19/2002

    On February 16 and 17, 2003, Presidents’ Day weekend, top presidential historians, former advisors to Presidents Nixon, Kennedy, and Johnson, first-family members, archivists, and journalists will convene at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston to discuss the historical importance of secretly recorded White House tapes of Presidents Roosevel...

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    Kennedy Presidential Library to Host 2008 National Student/Parent Mock Election (October 1, 2008)
    0/1/2008

    Boston, MA – The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum today announced that it will once again be the Massachusetts host site for the 2008 National Student/Parent Mock Election. The Mock Election, which will take place on October 30, 2008, actively engages students in state and national campaigns to emphasize the importance of voting a...

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    John F. Kennedy Presidential Library Foundation Partners with Bingham to Present National Civil Rights Programming (January 11, 2012)
    0/11/2012

    Boston —The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library Foundation today announced that it is partnering with the global law firm Bingham McCutchen in presenting JFK50: Justice For All, a 50th anniversary commemoration and celebration of the Kennedy presidency that will examine the core ideals that propelled the civil rights movement of the 1960s and c...

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