Social Issues

Study guide: How separating children from parents became U.S. government policy

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On Monday, the Trump Administration said they would not apologize over its “zero tolerance” policy separating families at the southern U.S. border. Continue reading

Connection Challenge: Students leave social comfort zones to build stronger, safer communities

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Inspired by Parkland students, schools across the U.S. participated in the Connection Challenge as a way to step out of their comfort zones and connect with other young people at school who they wouldn’t normally interact with. Continue reading

Santa Fe study guide: Have school shootings become part of American culture?

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Learn about the lives of the eight students and two teachers killed in the school shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas on Friday, May 18th. Continue reading

How to discuss what’s happening in Gaza and Israel with your students

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A total of 61 Palestinians, including eight children, have been killed since Monday by Israeli gunfire along the Gaza border as the U.S. opened its new embassy in Jerusalem. Continue reading

Ten classroom resources for teaching students about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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April 4, 2018, marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The anniversary presents an important opportunity to…read more

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