NINTH - TWELFTH GRADES

The Clinton Presidential Library offers a variety of online educational experiences for elementary, middle, and high school classes for 10 or more students in the same grade. In addition, the library provides virtual professional development workshops for educators. All programs for students and teachers are free.

We are not currently offering tours or other in person educational opportunities. Onsite programs will resume in the future.

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Lesson Plans and Activities for 9th-12th Grade

Digital Library Exhibit Activities:

Economic Inclusion in the Clinton Administration

White House Green Building

Commemorating Courage: 40th Anniversary of Desegregation of Central High

"Days Like This": President Clinton's Public Diplomacy in Northern Ireland

Education Reform - Invest More, Demand More

The Rock and Roll Beat: Musicians and White House Related Events

A Space for Diplomacy 

Online Educational Programs

(Click on the program title to schedule your virtual experience and view information about accessibility accommodations)

No Conscription Without Representation: Voting Rights and the Constitution
Online Educational Program
30–60 minutes

Using the Constitution, constitutional amendments, legislation, and a Supreme Court case, students will explore the progression of voting rights in the United States with particular focus on the effort to lower the voting age to 18. Additional primary source documents from the National Archives, including photographs, video recordings and political cartoons, will enhance student understanding of the ways in which contemporary events and public civic engagement influence their lives today.

The Bill of Rights Protects You
Online Educational Program
40–60 minutes

In this interactive program, students will explore the Bill of Rights and how it outlines both limits on government and the rights of the people. We will work together to analyze three case studies that underscore the remedies that citizens can use to address instances where their rights have been violated. This program will introduce students to the Bill of Rights and strengthen their civic understanding.

Student Presidential Tour
Online Educational Program
30 minutes

This signature program inspires students to learn more about the life and legacy of the 42nd President of the United States by introducing them to the important issues and policies addressed by the Clinton Administration. 
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Advise the President: William J. Clinton What Should the United States Do About The Kosovo Crisis?
Online Educational Program
90 minutes

The enhanced Civic Literacy program infuses contemporary history, photos, and speeches to commemorate 20 years since the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) secured the freedom of Kosovar Albanians – a plan spearheaded by President Clinton, Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, and retired Gen. Wesley K. Clark, former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, Europe. Students will take part in the National Issues Forum (NIF) deliberation format, which will guide them through the difficult decision-making process by closely weighing the advantages and disadvantages of three different strategies: diplomacy, military force, or isolation. After a public deliberation, students will compare their choices to the decision made by President Clinton on March 24, 1999.
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Hope, Endurance, and Justice
Online Educational Program
30 minutes

Students will consider The Anne Frank Tree installation and examine four historical episodes – the Holocaust, the Indian Removal Act of 1830, the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, and the Little Rock Central High School desegregation crisis of 1957 – which serve as poignant and painful reminders of the complicated journey toward social justice in Arkansas and around the world. Following the guided lesson, students will participate in a moderated discussion of topical issues of the day, reflecting on the themes of hope, endurance, and justice. 
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Little Rock Nine Stand on the Steps of LR CHS