Bring a Kids Voting Durham election to your K-12 school and offer curriculum ideas to tie voting and civic engagement into your existing lesson plans. Kids Voting is available to all Durham public, charter, private, and home schools at no cost to you or your school. Sign up your school to vote in the 2017 Mayor and City Council elections here or email email@example.com.
Kids Voting Durham provides you all the training and supplies you need, and you
will receive your school and Durham-wide Kids Voting results the morning after
Engage your talented middle and high students in service projects, such as managing Kids Voting Durham voting stations, writing candidate guides, and creating videos on civic issues. More information on current opportunities can be found in our Students section.
Take advantage of our free downloadable lessons on U.S. elections. You can find useful classroom resources – often created by students for other students — related to our current elections on our Elections page. Register at https://kidsvotingusa.org/curriculum for access to free lessons and curriculum that are aligned with the National Core Standards, the North Carolina Essential Standards, and the National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies. Looking for a specific lesson or topic? Contact us and we can help.
Let us know if we can help you bring elected officials or local leaders into your classroom to give students a first-hand experience who leads our local and state governments.
Durham School Board Elections are underway! Students can get involved in these important elections in a number of ways: Take part in the Kids Voting Durham Youth School Board Candidate Forum at Hillside High School on Tuesday, April 17 from 6:30-8:30 pm. The forum is entirely student-led and allows for students to have real conversations in small groups with candidates. For more information see our events page here. Read the Kids Voting Durham School Board Candidate Guide (coming soon), written by students for students, to learn about the Durham Public Schools and the candidates who want to lead it. Discuss the candidates and issues in your classroom and with family and friends. Volunteer to run a Kids Voting Durham Polling Place on Election Day, May 8. Running a site is fun and rewarding, and you can earn service hours. Kids Voting Durham also has many other year-round and election volunteer opportunities. VOTE in the Kids Voting Durham School Board Elections. You can vote in your classroom (ask your teacher about signing your school up for Kids Voting), online at www.kidsvotingdurham.org starting April 23, or at a Durham polling site with a Kids Voting booth on Election Day, May….