Alameda: Election Day’s lessons for AUSD students

While the national presidential election is igniting political passions across the country, a number of school sites in the Alameda Unified School District are using this historic matchup to teach students about the meaning of democracy, the importance of voting, and the value of citizenship and civil discourse. Among the Election Day activities taking place across the district: At Lum Elementary School, some teachers have already had their students submit a mock vote for the Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton via "Every Kid Votes."