Provides students with a comprehensive understanding of key policy issues.
Each unit introduces students to a broad policy topic that informs the current legislative agenda and uses framing questions and current controversies to explore multiple sides of an issue.
What are some of the topics this library explores?
What are the additional resources included for teachers?
42nd Edition Current Issues Textbook
Close Up’s Current Issues textbook is available in paperback as an add-on option to the online Public Policy In-Depth digital library. Ideal for schools that prefer textbooks, the 42nd Edition includes 12 Public Policy In-Depth units (including three foundational units) to give students a broad understanding of key policy issues and relevant modern-day debates.
Develop a greater understanding of current policy issues with two new discussions each month.Learn More >
Explore multiple sides of broad policy areas and how they connect to longstanding tensions in our democracy.Learn More >