Unintended Consequences

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Students will determine the costs, benefits, and unintended consequences of policies, beginning with analysis of a policy that would allow them to take two years off of school between grades 10 and 11. They will then analyze the costs, benefits, and unintended consequences of various government policies.

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Education Level: 9-12
Subjects: Civics/Government Current Events AP Economics Economics
Concepts: Decision-Making Unintended Consequences
Resource Types: PowerPoint Lesson SMART/Promethean/Whiteboard
Languages: English
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