Some 50 percent of all Muslim students in the U.S. have been bullied by their peers, surveys by the civil rights group Center on American-Islamic group suggest. Continue reading →
President Barack and Michelle Obama announced on Sunday that their eldest daughter Malia will take a gap year before attending Harvard in 2017.
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Dozens of cities throughout the United States have been deemed “sanctuary cities,” where local governments resist cooperating with federal immigration officials, including handing over undocumented immigrants who have may committed very minor offenses. Continue readingGovernment & Civicsimmigrationlaw enforcementsanctuary citySocial Studies
In order to address the homelessness problem facing students, a school district in Kansas City, Kansas, with over 1,000 homeless students, partnered with Avenue of Life, a nonprofit organization that brings students out of homelessness by supporting the entire family. Continue readingGovernment & CivicshomelesshomelessnesspovertySocial Studies
In places where violent conflict makes it difficult for human rights investigators to observe, social media platforms now make it possible to document abuses.
In this PBS NewsHour Extra lesson, students will explore what immigration looks like at grassroots levels across the country. Students will research if their community has programs that welcome immigrants and explore options for creating similar civic activities. Continue readingcivic engagementGovernment & CivicsimmigrationlibrarySocial StudiesSRLstudent reporting labs
In an interview with PBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Paul Ryan said he is getting along well with President Donald Trump, although he disagrees with some of the President’s recent statements. Continue readingDonald TrumpGovernment & Civicsimmigration banPaul RyanRussiaSocial Studies