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Connection Challenge: Students leave social comfort zones to build stronger, safer communities

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Inspired by Parkland students, schools across the U.S. participated in the Connection Challenge as a way to step out of their comfort zones and connect with other young people at school who they wouldn’t normally interact with. Continue reading

‘March For Our Lives’ offers valuable civics’ lesson: Don’t be afraid of your government

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Will school walkouts inspire lawmakers to act?

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Thousands of students will participate in walkouts across the U.S. today to end gun violence in schools. Continue reading

Does Trump’s school safety plan make schools safer?

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The Trump Administration shared its plan to end school shootings on Sunday. It was met with wide criticism for not doing enough to address the problem. Continue reading

Ways to share your students’ solutions to gun violence

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PBS social media activity: In addition to walkouts, what are ways to express your solutions to gun violence? Tag @NewsHourExtra using #StudentGunReformIdeas via Twitter Continue reading

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