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Making Civics Real Workshop 2: Electoral Politics  
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Teacher Perspectives: Jose E. Velazquez

Jose E. Velazquez, who has been teaching in the Newark, New Jersey, Public Schools since 1987, teaches Law in Action to seniors at University High School. In these interview excerpts, he talks about his use of constructivist methodologies and his class’s involvement in the Newark Student Voices Project, a nationally funded initiative in selected cities that involves youth in local political issues and campaigns.


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