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Debating race, justice and policy in the case of Trayvon Martin – Lesson Plan

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by Katie Gould,  Teacher Resource Producer for NewsHour Extra Subjects Government and Civics, Social Issues Estimated Time One 45-minute class period with possible extensio Grade Level…read more

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The Great Gatsby curve – Lesson Plan

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By Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for NewsHour Extra Subjects Economics, Government, Social Issues Estimated time One hour and 30 minutes Grade level 7-12 Pre-Lesson…read more

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Snowden Granted Asylum in Russia

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Click to download video Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor who is wanted in the U.S. for leaking secret information about the NSA’s domestic surveillance…read more

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Prisoners Become Peacemakers at San Quentin

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California’s San Quentin State Prison has an infamous reputation for being overcrowded, dangerous, and home to some criminals considered to be the “worst of the…read more

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In L.A., Community Engagement Helps Reduce Gun Violence

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On the most dangerous streets of Los Angeles, Calif., “gun violence equals gang violence,” says Police Chief Charlie Beck of the Los Angeles Police Department…read more

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