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Daily interaction with young children keeps nursing home residents young

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A special day care program in Seattle, Washington, brings preschool-aged children and senior citizens together under one roof. Continue reading

New York City students study ‘Hamilton,’ head to show

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About 20,000 public high school students from low-income neighborhoods across New York City will get the chance to see “Hamilton,” the hit Broadway hip-hop musical, this spring.
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More high school students take gap year before college — including Malia Obama

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President Barack and Michelle Obama announced on Sunday that their eldest daughter Malia will take a gap year before attending Harvard in 2017.
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Lead in school water is nationwide issue

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Safe drinking water is often taken for granted in the United States, but some schools around the country find themselves struggling to protect students from toxic lead. Continue reading

“He Named Me Malala”: Understanding student activism through film – Lesson Plan

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Subject(s) English, Social Studies, U.S. History, Civics Estimated Time: One to two 50-minute periods Grade Level Grades 7-12 Objective Using the documentary “He Named Me Malala”…read more

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