Learning about American Government and History is fun! Here are some great links to help you learn everything you ever wanted to know!

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Fun and Educational Links

Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government
Learn how your U.S. Government works, about its history and your civic responsibilities by reading these pages and playing the games on this site.

Kid’s in the House: The Official Kid’s Page of the U.S. House of Representatives
Learn about the legislative process and its effect on you. Experience the exciting world of government like you never have before.
Visit the White House’s official page for kids and learn about the President, his responsibilities and the history of the office.

Kids’ Post
Read news just for kids at the Washington Post Kids Page.

First Gov for Kids
The federal government’s portal for fun, educational and safe sites for kids.

CIA’s Homepage for Kids
Learn what it takes to be a spy, read about the history of the CIA and try on spy disguises.

NASA Just for Kids
Learn about our missions to space, new technologies and the history of our space program.

National Children’s Museum
Take a tour of the National Children’s Museum.

Smithsonian Kids’ Castle
The Smithsonian’s official site for kids includes games and learning material about the things that kids are interested in.

The Congressional Award
The Congressional Award is a public partnership created by Congress to promote and recognize achievement, initiative, and service in America’s youth. The Congressional Award provides a unique opportunity for young people to set and achieve personally challenging goals that build character and foster community service, personal development, and citizenship.

Congress for Kids
A kid friendly introduction to everything you need to know about the House of Representatives.

WSJ: Computer Flubs Left Vets Short of Housing Benefits

November 15, 2018

WASHINGTON—A Department of Veterans Affairs computer system botched calculations for GI Bill benefits, leaving thousands of student veterans without full housing assistance, a senior VA official told Congress on Thursday. The delays and shortfalls in […] Read More

ITT: TTU Freshman Earns Congressional Award

October 26, 2018

Hundreds of volunteer hours earned one incoming Texas Tech freshman a trip to the U.S. Capitol this summer to receive a prestigious award. Elizabeth Walker of Abilene was one of 29 Texans to earn a […] Read More

Lubbock Nexstar: Wreaths laid in tribute of Medal of Honor Heroes at Texas Tech Memorial Circle

October 25, 2018

LUBBOCK, Texas – Memorial Circle at Texas Tech is a sacred place on campus, and for a very good reason, as this October marks the anniversary of the receipt of the medal of honor by […] Read More

Nexstar: Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell named Texas Tech University System Chancellor

LUBBOCK, Texas (NEWS RELEASE) – The following is a news release from the Texas Tech University System: The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents today (Oct. 25) unanimously voted to name Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell the […] Read More

IStation: How Intervention Helped a Failing School Get an A

September 13, 2018

Amy Stephens, former principal of Bayless Elementary School in Lubbock, Texas, can’t get enough of Istation. Istation has been her top tool in turning around three schools in Lubbock ISD, transforming them from the lowest-ranked schools […] Read More

Arrington Announces Congressional Art Competition Winner

May 25, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) today announced Audrey Orson of Wylie High School as the winner of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition for the Nineteenth District of Texas. Audrey’s piece, titled “Grounded Generation,” […] Read More

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