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10 Resources for Teaching the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

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August 28, 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King’s famed “I Have a Dream” speech. This anniversary presents…read more

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The Top 15 Lesson Plans for Back to School

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With students heading back into the classroom, NewsHour Extra is here to help teachers with their back-to-school lesson plans and classroom resources.  We compiled a…read more

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Judge Rules New York’s “Stop and Frisk” Unfairly Targets Minorities

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Recently, a federal judge declared that New York City’s “Stop and Frisk” policy was unconstitutional because it unfairly targets minority men. When making her decision,…read more

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The March on Washington: basic teacher resources

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Here are four great resources designed to support the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington Lesson Plans and Resources: The 50th Anniversary of the…read more

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A history of discrimination and its consequences – Lesson Plan

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by Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for NewsHour Extra Subjects Government & Civics, Social Issues, History and Social Studies Estimated Time One 90 minute class…read more

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