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Youth vote in America: Why these teens say low voter turnout days are done

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Why do young people hold some of the lowest voter turnout levels in the U.S.? Is it really their fault? NewsHour’s teen reporters talk about the youth vote in America and why the 2018 elections could see young people voting in historic numbers. Continue reading

How to discuss anti-Semitism in the wake of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

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It is difficult to know how to react to any act of gun violence, but particularly a mass shooting or a hate crime. Use this NewsHour lesson to help you discuss the shooting at the Pittsburgh synagogue with your students in a safe way. Continue reading

Suspect arrested in bomb scares of top Democrats

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Use this PBS lesson to learn about the explosive packages that were sent to 13 top Democrats. Continue reading

Jamal Khashoggi’s legacy and freedom of the press

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Freedom of the press is legally protected by the First Amendment in the Constitution. What other professions are specifically named or protected in the Constitution? Why do you think this was the case? Continue reading

Inside the new trade deal between the U.S., Mexico and Canada

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What’s in the new US-Mexico-Canada trade deal that replaced NAFTA? In this lesson, students will strengthen their understanding of economics and trade negotiations. Continue reading

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