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Deadly attack on cartoonists in Paris shocks France

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Three men with assault rifles entered the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo Wednesday and fatally shot editor Stéphane Charbonnier, two cartoonists, a police guard and eight others. Continue reading

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Resources for teaching the March on Washington

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August 28, 2013 marked the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King’s famed “I Have a Dream” speech. This anniversary presented…read more

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Transgender issues in the spotlight after teen’s death

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The death of transgender teenager Leelah Alcorn has inspired a national conversation about society’s treatment of LGBTQ youth. Continue reading

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Undocumented students face unique challenges

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Schools around the country are grappling with how to provide care and education to the over 60,000 unaccompanied minors who entered the U.S. illegally from Central America in 2014. Continue reading

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Students investigate how apps enable cyberbullying

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Students and educators at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia explore the ways apps contribute to cyberbullying and what the school is doing to combat hurtful behavior online. Continue reading

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