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Yemen study guide: How to explain images of war to your students

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More than 9,000 people have died in Yemen’s civil war since 2015, according to the UN, and 22 million people require humanitarian assistance every day. Continue reading

Study guide: How separating children from parents became U.S. government policy

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On Monday, the Trump Administration said they would not apologize over its “zero tolerance” policy separating families at the southern U.S. border. Continue reading

Here’s why geography class matters: Trump’s Jerusalem announcement

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The world of foreign policy is not above students’ heads. Use this NewsHour lesson plan to learn about the U.S. official decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Continue reading

Ambitious girls ride the waves in Bangladesh’s beach town

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In the South Asian country of Bangladesh, poverty is widespread and girls are often married in their early teens. However, at the world’s longest beach and Bangladesh’s only beach town, which has one of the highest rates of poverty in the country, a group of girl surfers feel empowered when they might otherwise be expected to fulfill traditional roles in the house. Continue reading

After statewide efforts, Hawaii sees homelessness rate decrease

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Despite its relatively small population and land area, Hawaii has one of the highest rates of per-capita homelessness in the United States. Homelessness affects about 505 out of every 100,000 people there. Continue reading

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