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Five things your class needs to know about U.S.-Iranian relations

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By Gabby Shacknai Iran’s nuclear program has been a point of international attention since it began negotiating with the U.S. and a group of other…read more

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Former U.S. Secretary of State Clinton speaks in support for Senate candidate, Sen. Landrieu during a campaign event in New Orleans, Louisiana

Hillary Clinton announces run for president

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced Sunday that she is running for president. Continue reading

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YouTube stars interview President Obama – Class Activity

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As part of his State of the Union strategy, President Barack Obama answered questions from a new crowd: YouTube stars. The White House invited Bethany…read more

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U.S. President Obama has lunch with Standing Rock Sioux tribal youth in Washington

YouTube stars interview President Obama – Resources

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Building off his 2015 State of the Union address to Congress, President Barack Obama reached out to Millennials…read more

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State of the Union recap for students

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In this year’s State of the Union address, President Obama called attention to the plight of the middle class and laid out his plans for changes to education policy. Continue reading

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