Government & Civics

Puerto Rico: What is the role of the federal government after a disaster?

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This PBS NewsHour Extra video lesson explores Hurricane Maria which struck the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, resulting in an emergency situation for the three and half million American citizens on the island. Continue reading

Hillary Clinton on sexism, racism and Trump’s foreign policy deficits

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Hillary Clinton, the former senator, secretary of state, first lady and presidential candidate published her memoir, “What Happened,” last week about the 2016 presidential election in which she lost to Donald Trump. Continue reading

Student Reporting Labs STEM Lesson Plan: Protecting green space through hands-on learning

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In this PBS NewsHour lesson, students take a hands-on approach to nature by exploring green spaces in their community. Continue reading

Hurricane Irma: Determining the road to recovery and the role of climate change

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Seven million Floridians remain without power along with 1.5 million people in Georgia and millions more in the Caribbean after Hurricane Irma struck those areas over the last week. Continue reading

Since 9/11, what do your students know about how the U.S. has changed?

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Monday marks the 16th anniversary of the attacks on September 11th. Discuss with your students how the U.S. has changed over the last 16 years as a result of 9/11. Continue reading

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