In this article, the author gives an activity that lets high school students explore the healthcare policies for Progressive Democrats. Specifically, the activity looks at Progressive Democrats’ Medicare for All. The author starts by providing an overview about some of the factions within the Democratic Party over the last 70 years. Then, the focus of the article shifts to focus on best practices within civic education about teaching public policies. Finally, an activity is discussed to help students analyze the arguments made by Progressive Democrats about Medicare for All. The author also provides thoughts for how social studies teachers should replicate the activity in the article for different factions within both political parties.
"Examining Public Policies from Progressive Democrats with U.S. Healthcare System,"
The Councilor: A Journal of the Social Studies: Vol. 83:
2, Article 2.
Available at: https://thekeep.eiu.edu/the_councilor/vol83/iss2/2