CURRENT ISSUES, 37TH EDITION
Since 1977, Close Up’s Current Issues textbook has helped educators stimulate classroom discussions about the key policy issues the U.S. faces today. Current Issues provides readers with the knowledge and skills to make sense of the headlines and continues to be an unparalleled resource for unbiased debates on the most critical issues facing the nation.
Each year, through our Washington, D.C.-based programs and our publications, Close Up helps more than 1 million students and teachers in 15,000 schools nationwide develop the skills needed to begin a lifetime of active citizenship. Discussions about current events not only help motivate students, but encourage their civic participation and provide them with practical information about the world in which they live.
Our newest edition, on sale now, includes:
- Domestic & foreign policy issues in 20 concise chapters written by D.C. insiders & educators;
- Extensive analysis & background information on key policy issues;
- A pro/con format that is tailor-made to stimulate debate in the classroom;
- An online teacher’s guide including worksheets, lesson plans & tests for every chapter; and
- If you buy at least 20 copies, you will be eligible to receive online updates on breaking news stories throughout the year!
Brand NEW 13 part series on the Bill of Rights on sale Now!
The award-winning Close Up documentary production team and James Madison's Montpelier are pleased to present a brand-new, thirteen-part documentary series on the Bill of Rights! This series takes on controversial issues including:
- Flag Burning and Freedom of Speech
- The Pentagon Papers and Freedom of the Press
- Gun Control and the Right to Bear Arms
- Roe v. Wade and the Right to Privacy
- Miranda Rights and the Fifth Amendment
- Capital Punishment and Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Please visit our online store to purchase your classroom set of the 37th Edition of Current Issues. You can also call us at 301-374-6651, email us or fax your purchase order to 703-706-3564 to place your order today!