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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

African markets set to skyrocket, leaders say

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Discussions at the U.S.-Africa Leaders summit in Washington, D.C. this week highlighted Africa’s strong potential for economic growth. Continue reading

Crude oil brings boom times and safety concerns to North Dakota

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO In North Dakota an oil boom has boosted the state’s economy, but as the industry is projected to grow, a series of catastrophic…read more

Boomtowns at center of economic growth in Mexico

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Although most news Americans hear about Mexico concerns drug cartels, violence and illegal immigration, the country’s economic growth is bringing economic stability and…read more

Busy Bees T-Shirt Company – Lesson Plan

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By Tina Yalen, NBCT, Early Adolescence: Social Studies/History Repurposed by Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Introduction In this simulation, students will authentically…read more

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