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‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ sequel coming this summer

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Acclaimed novelist Harper Lee, whose 1960 book “To Kill a Mockingbird” is a cornerstone of American literature, will release a second book this summer. Continue reading

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What happens when a language dies?

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Experts predict more than 3,000 languages will disappear by the end of the century. Continue reading

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How U.S. laws on maternity leave impact new parents

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The United States and the island nation of Papua New Guinea are unique as the only two countries that do not guarantee paid time off for new moms to care for their infants. Continue reading

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Charlie Hebdo, terrorism and free speech – Lesson Guide

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Use this guide to help students understand the events of the recent terrorist attacks in France. What On January 7, 2015, brothers Cherif and Said…read more

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Celebrate 2014: Looking back and moving forward

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As 2015 begins, look back at unforgettable events from the past year and explore the possibilities the next year could bring. Continue reading

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