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Brown v. Board of Education: the story of Prince Edward County schools

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Introduction May 17, 2014 marks the 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision “Brown v. Board…read more

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Remembering Nelson Mandela

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Introduction In this lesson plan, students will use text from Mandela’s autobiography “Long Walk to Freedom” to connect with Mandela’s life and words. Subjects News…read more

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Tweets from The March on Washington

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Journalism students from Ithaca College came to Washington, D.C., to cover the events of the 50th anniversary of the landmark March on Washington. We are…read more

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Perspectives from the Mall: The March on Washington 50 Years Later

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Journalism students from Ithaca College came to Washington, D.C., to cover the events of the 50th anniversary of the landmark March on Washington. Throughout the day, they…read more

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The 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington: Leadership at the March through Music and Speeches

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By Syd Golston and Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for NewsHour Extra Subject Civil Rights, Social Issues, Language Arts Estimate Time One 90 minute class…read more

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