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Need-to-know: Extra’s top summer stories

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This summer saw constant breaking news around the globe. Check out Extra’s top summer stories below, with links to more information on these stories, discussion…read more

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News quiz: How much do you know about this school year’s biggest stories?

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A lot has happened in the world since the end of the last school year. With summer vacation just around the corner, test your knowledge of the past year’s biggest news stories. Continue reading

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Memorial Day celebrates those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country

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For many, Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer, but it is also a time when many Americans reflect on the sacrifices of members of…read more

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

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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

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60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education resources

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May 17, 2014 will mark the 60th anniversary of the monumental Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education, which declared the status quo of…read more

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