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Post-election resources for your class

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Looking for a way to start a conversation in your class about the 2014 midterm election and results? Check out our resources below, including student-produced reports,…read more

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Global economics: is Ebola fear driving up the cost of chocolate?

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In addition to a devastating human cost, Ebola is affecting the chocolate industry. Continue reading

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Scotland votes no to independence

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Scotland voted against splitting from the United Kingdom in a historic referendum that could have granted the country independence. Continue reading

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Chinese company’s purchase could impact the U.S. food industry

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A Chinese company has bought the biggest pork producer in the U.S., raising concerns that the deal will pave the way for more foreign takeovers of major U.S. companies. Continue reading

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Back to school resources for every classroom

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It’s that time of year again and PBS NewsHour Extra has got you covered for great back to school lesson plans and resources for every…read more

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