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“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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Home visits for new mothers helps baby brain development

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Essential question How much of an influence does a baby’s environment and care have on how they later do in school and as…read more

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Urban-Suburban school desegregation program seen as model

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More than 60 years after the United States Supreme Court outlawed “separate but equal” schools in Brown vs. Board of Education, data shows that many school districts s are more segregated than ever — with some key exceptions. Continue reading

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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

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Addressing segregation in U.S. schools

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Sixty-one years after the Supreme Court outlawed segregation in schools in the United States, many students today attend schools with stark racial and economic disparities. Continue reading

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