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In Congo, filmmaking allows young people to dream

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In the Democratic Republic of Congo, seeing a movie means sitting in a makeshift street theater with poor sound and picture quality. Continue reading

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What happens when schools suspend young students?

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More than three million students are suspended from public schools in the U.S. each year, including some students as young as kindergarten. Continue reading

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U.S. House of Representatives scrambles to find a new Speaker

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Rep. Kevin McCarthy shocked Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives by unexpectedly dropping out of the race for Speaker of the House. Continue reading

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Why is California sinking? (Hint: drought)

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California’s four-year drought is causing the state to sink. Many of the state’s farmers have turned to drilling deeper and deeper down in order to find groundwater for their crops, resulting in a higher risk of flooding. Continue reading

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Best music lesson ever: What makes “Over the Rainbow” work?

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Seventy-seven years ago, Judy Garland first recorded one of the most iconic songs of the 20th century, “Over the Rainbow.” Learn what makes the song such a classic with this lesson.
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