education

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

What Flint schools are doing to protect children from lead

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When the city of Flint, Michigan began using the Flint River as a water source to save money three years ago, the water flowing through the aging pipes caused lead, a neurotoxin that affects brain development, to leach into the water supply. Continue reading

All-girls robotics team from Afghanistan competes after initial visa denial

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An all-girls team from Afghanistan reached the United States for a robotics competition after having their visas denied twice by American officials. Finally, they were allowed into the country. Continue reading

Trump administration slashes education budget to fund school choice

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The Trump administration’s budget, which has yet to pass Congress, proposed deep cuts to a large number of federal agencies and initiatives which sought to compensate for trillions of dollars in tax cuts, a sizable military buildup and a renewed investment in infrastructure. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: Zapping robot invention battles invasive species

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Stunning fish who were once kept as pets are destroying Florida’s coral reef ecosystem. In this PBS NewsHour lesson plan, students will learn how scientists…read more

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