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A fresh look at Thanksgiving

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We’re bringing you a fresh look on America’s original holiday with a roundup of the best basic resources as well as others designed to thoughtfully…read more

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70 years later, Holocaust victim’s dress designs come back to life

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A new look at the Holocaust is coming from an unexpected place: a fashion design project decades in the making. Continue reading

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Post-election resources for your class

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Looking for a way to start a conversation in your class about the 2014 midterm election and results? Check out our resources below, including student-produced reports,…read more

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Why we still need Freedom Schools, 50 years later

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Half a century ago, students and local organizers banded together to fight to end segregation and discrimination against African-Americans in the United States. Continue reading

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How WWI changed the world forever

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This week marks the 100-year anniversary of World War I, which drastically altered the global map and changed the course of history. Continue reading

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