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12 top education resources to teach at the end of the school year


It’s nearly the end of another school year and NewsHour Extra wants to help you celebrate. Here are our most popular lesson plans from the…read more


Classroom resources for teaching the 2014 Winter Olympics


The 2014 Winter Olympics are set to take place February 7 -23 in Sochi, Russia, a resort town on the edge of the Black Sea.…read more


6 Resources to Teach World Food Day


Every year, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations marks October 16 as World Food Day in order to bring attention to hunger…read more

A boy fires a gun at a shooting range during summer camp. Photo via Flickr user John Trainor

Guns Made for Kids Spark Safety Debate


Gun manufacturers, like nearly every other industry, have strategies to market to kids and encourage young people to buy certain brands early and stick with…read more

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NY Federal Judge Overrules FDA Over-The-Counter Ban On Emergency Contraception Pill

Obama Administration Moves to Limit Girls’ Access to Emergency Contraception


The Obama administration is fighting a judge’s order that would allow girls of all ages prescription-free access to Plan B, a pill that drastically lowers…read more


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