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75th anniversary of the Grapes of Wrath

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This year marks the 75th anniversary of the American classic ” The Grapes of Wrath” written by acclaimed author John Steinbeck. Use this resource collection…read more

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“Breaking Bad” star Bryan Cranston takes on role of Lyndon Johnson in new Broadway play

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Bryan Cranston, best known for his portrayal of a chemistry teacher turned meth cook and violent drug lord in the popular TV show…read more

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Marian Anderson and the concert that challenged racism

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Seventy-five years ago Marian Anderson sang to a crowd of 75,000 in front of the Lincoln Memorial in a stirring statement against racism.…read more

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Poetry brings happiness to troubled teens

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A unique program in Seattle teaches teens who are in jail, on the streets, or in other ways leading difficult lives to write poetry as a way to triumph over their experiences. Continue reading

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Vast inequality in arts education exists across N.C. elementary schools

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As the debate over the Common Core State Standards in math and language arts continues to rage in the states, some educators are more worried about the lack of requirement for arts education in schools. Continue reading

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