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PBS’ Time for School: #WhyIGo2School Lesson Plan

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Do all children deserve the right to an education? What would the world look like if every child had a chance to go to school? Using the art of the personal essay and Instagram, explore what school means to your students. Continue reading

Saving Syrian culture under siege

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In the past year, the Islamic State (ISIL) has swept through the region, destroying hundreds-year-old antiquities and prompting looting at battle sites. Continue reading

In Mexico City, Signs of Relief from Flu Virus

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NewsHour Correspondent Ray Suarez is in Mexico City this week, where health officials are optimistic that the spread of H1N1 “swine flu” virus is waning.…read more

Supreme Court Justice Souter Steps Down

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President Obama will soon choose a Supreme Court justice to replace Justice David Souter, who announced plans to retire. Souter will step down in June,…read more

History Suggests Positive Lessons, Community Values Came From Great Depression

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In this four minute video, Great Depression historian Robert McElvaine describes research that shows how economic downturns can lead people away from conspicuous consumption to…read more

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