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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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Brown v. Board of Education: the story of Prince Edward County schools

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May 17, 2014 marks the 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision “Brown v. Board of Education.” Continue reading

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Celebrate high school seniors with Flocabulary’s “18 years in rap”

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Looking for a great way to celebrate your graduating seniors? Try out Flocabulary’s “18 Years in Rap”, which covers major world events from 1996, the year most of this year’s graduating seniors were born, to 2014. Continue reading

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Holocaust Remembrance Day resource collection

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April 27, 2014, is Holocaust Remembrance Day or Yom HaShoah. The following collection is designed to provide teachers with rich and meaningful resources on the…read more

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