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Cultural & Global Issues: Curfews

Grade 9
Articles with Reading Levels: 9.0-9.9
Grade 10
Articles with Reading Levels: 10.0-10.9

Article Name: Tampa Enacts 6 p.m. Curfew with Hurricane Irma Closing In
Source: Tampa Bay Times
Author: Richard Danielson
Date Published: September 10, 2017
Guiding Question: How do curfews help the police manage disaster situations?
Grade level: 9.0

Article Name: Curfew FAQ
Source: National Youth Rights Association
Author: National Youth Rights Association Staff
Date Published: N/A
Guiding Question: Why are curfews ineffective?
Grade level: 9.0

Article Name: 8 Reasons Why I Support a Statewide Curfew for Teens
Source: Orlando Sentinel
Author: Duane Schwingel
Date Published: December 31, 1993
Guiding Question: What benefits can a statewide curfew bring to the community?
Grade level: 9.0

Article Name: After Hurricane Irma: Minorities Make up 66% of County's Curfew Arrests 
Source: Palm Beach Post
Author: Jane Musgrave
Date Published: Last Updated September 16, 2017
Guiding Question: Who do mandated curfews effect the most?
Grade level: 10.8

Article Name: 10 Primary Pros and Cons of Teenage Curfews
Source: Green Garage
Author: Green Garage Staff
Date Published: N/A
Guiding Question: How do mandated curfews impact teens?
Grade level: 10.9

Article Name: Missouri Govenor Criticised After Imposing Curfew on Furgeson
Source: Los Angeles Times via Newsela (Ed. Newsela Staff Version 1150)
Author: Matt Pearce, Molly Hennesey-Fiske, and Tina Susman
Date Published: August 17, 2014
Guiding Question: What are some of the issues with implementing a curfew in Furgeson Missouri?
Grade level: 10.4

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Article Name: Houston Curfew Follows Many in Big Cities Facing Disaster or Unrest 
Source: New York Times 
Author: Matthew Haag
Date Published: Augut 30, 2017
Guiding Question: Is there a precedence for the Huston curfew?
Grade level: 7.9

Article Name: 8 Reasons to Oppose a Statewide Curfew Law for Teens
Source: Orlando Sentinel
Author: Emily Enfinger
Date Published: December 27, 1993
Guiding Question: What drawbacks can a statewide curfew bring to the community?
Grade level: 8.6

Article Name: D.C.'s Curfew Law- Know the Facts 
Source: DC.gov
Author: N/A
Date Published: N/A
Guiding Question: What are some of the exemptions to the D.C. curfew law?
Grade level: 8.7

Article Name: Chinese University Curfews Stunt Students' Personal Growth
Source: Global Times 
Author: Katie Kelly
Date Published: September 13, 2017
Guiding Question: How do curfews at Chinese universities impact students?
Grade level: 12.6

Article Name: Police Propose Sticter Juvenile Curfew Policy
Source: Fayette News
Author: Danny Harrison
Date Published: April 20, 2016
Guiding Question: How can a sticter curfew policy impact a community?
Grade level: 11.8

Article Name: OP-ED: Why Don't Curfews Work?
Source: Juvenille Justice Information Exchange
Author: Mike Males
Date Published: October 14, 2013
Guiding Question: How does the author convey the message that curfews are impratical?
Grade level: 15.6

Article Name: Curfew an Ineffective Distraction from Real Solutions.
Source: Conneticut New
Author: David McGuire
Date Published: July 25, 2012
Guiding Question: Do curfews affect the rate of juvenille crime?
Grade level: 11.4