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DACA debate upended by President’s explicit language

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Today’s Daily News Story contains explicit language that lawmakers say President Donald Trump used at a meeting while discussing immigration. The text below reflects the latest updates in the story. Continue reading

Community service: Teaching kindness for kindness’ sake

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As the holiday season draws to a close, ask students to reflect on the meaning of empathy and kindness. In this daily news story, Extra looks at the impact and meaning of community service and why the winter break may be a more challenging time for students than many people may realize. Continue reading

Alabama Senate race: Why special elections matter

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On Tuesday, Alabama voters headed to the polls in a special election for U.S. Senate between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones. Poll results have been mixed, some putting Moore and others putting Jones ahead. Continue reading

Study guide: Impact of Southern California wildfires

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to discuss the significance of the Southern California wildfires with your students. Continue reading

Here’s why geography class matters: Trump’s Jerusalem announcement

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The world of foreign policy is not above students’ heads. Use this NewsHour lesson plan to learn about the U.S. official decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Continue reading

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