Category: The Juice

Filter Posts
The Juice Top News Stories of 2022

2022 Year in Review

LOOKING BACK AT 2022 At The Juice, we feel privileged to bring freshly squeezed news into your classrooms and homes all year. We are excited to share our special Juice Year

EQUITY AND ACCESS IN THE CLASSROOM CONTENT

One Small Change to Support Success for All Students  Equity has been an increasingly discussed term in education since the 1990s. But what exactly do equity and access mean in

Create Assignments in The Juice

Creating Assignments in The Juice

New Feature Announcement: Assignments! We heard you loud and clear! Creating assignments in The Juice in now available! With over 5k+ articles available and growing, The Juice is the perfect time-saving

The Daily Juice
Product Overview

High-level overview of The Daily Juice

Standards Aligned

How we align to State and Common Core standards

Look Inside

Read articles published in The Daily Juice

Useful Links
Testimonials

What parents and teachers are saying

Pricing

Subscribe today or sign up for a free trial.

The Juice in Action

Get the latest updates and posts from The Juice Team by subscribing to our blog newsletter!

US Politics (Grades 11-12)

Biden Executive Orders Will Reverse Trump Policies

President-elect Joe Biden plans to sign a flurry of executive orders soon after his inauguration tomorrow. He plans to address what he’s calling the four crises facing the country. They are COVID-19, the economic downturn, racial injustice, and climate change.

An executive order is a written directive from the president carrying powers similar to a federal law. Presidents have historically used these orders to push policies forward quickly because they do not require approval from Congress. The downside of executive orders is that they are easily overturned by any new president. That is not true for federal laws.

Among other moves overturning Trump administration policies, Biden’s orders will return the US to the Paris Climate Accord and to the Iran nuclear deal.

Related to the pandemic, Biden will require face masks on federal properties and during interstate travel. Other orders will be aimed at safely reopening schools and businesses.

On immigration, Biden will order agencies to determine how to reunite children separated from their families after crossing the US-Mexico border. Another order will end travel restrictions targeting majority-Muslim countries.

Other orders will address “equity and support communities of color,” criminal justice reform, and access to healthcare.

Photo from Reuters.

Bold words are interactive vocab words in The Juice.

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.