LETTERS TO THE NEXT PRESIDENT 2.0 GIVES VOICE TO TEENS’ OPINIONS IN ELECTION - Tech Learning

LETTERS TO THE NEXT PRESIDENT 2.0 GIVES VOICE TO TEENS’ OPINIONS IN ELECTION

Educators across the nation have come together to launch Letters to the Next President 2.0 (L2P 2.0), an online publishing site that encourages young people (13–18) to research, write, and make media to give voice to their opinions on issues that matter to them in the coming election.
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Educators across the nation have come together to launch Letters to the Next President 2.0 (L2P 2.0), an online publishing site that encourages young people (13–18) to research, write, and make media to give voice to their opinions on issues that matter to them in the coming election. Submissions are already appearing online at http://www.letters2president.org, where educators can create accounts and invite students to participate. L2P 2.0 will remain open for student submissions through November 8, and all letters will be available to the public through the new president’s first 100 days in office.

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SAN FRANCISCO (August 30, 2016) – Teens may not yet be able to vote, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have something to say about election issues. As students head back to school amidst a particularly intense fall election season, educators across the nation have come together to launch the online publishing site, Letters to the Next President 2.0 (L2P 2.0).An initiative that empowers young people (13 – 18) to research, write and make media letters, L2P 2.0 gives voice to the opinions on issues that matter to youth in the coming election. Jointly hosted by PBS member station KQED and the National Writing Project, L2P 2.0 is a massive publishing project that will eventually publish thousands of letters. With the opening of the school year, teens’ submissions have already begun to appear online at www.letters2president.org.

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