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

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May 17, 2014 marks the 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision “Brown v. Board of Education.” Continue reading

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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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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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The 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington: The March on Washington and Its Impact

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By Doug DuBrin, an English/history teacher as well as an editor and writer Overview Students will read Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech and explore themes…read more

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The 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington Lesson Plan: A Time for Change

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by Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Prodcuer for NewsHour Extra Subjects Civil rights, Government & Civics, history, Social Issues, and social studies Estimated Time One 90 minute…read more

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