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Kristallnacht 75 Years Later

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Subjects Government and civics, world history and English Language Arts Estimated Time One 45 minute class period Grade Level High School Warm Up Activity Ask…read more

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Veterans Day: Military Kids from Bahrain Share Their Experiences


On Veterans Day, Americans celebrate the men and women in uniform who work every day to keep the country safe. But while military personnel make…read more

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Detroit Residents Take On Challenge of Reinvigorating Their City


Residents of Detroit are hoping to reinvigorate their communities after the city’s bankruptcy filing earlier this year by attracting developers to rehab blighted buildings, create…read more

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New Yorkers Prepare for The Next “Doomsday” Storm


DOWNLOAD VIDEO After superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast last year, cutting off power and transportation for millions of residents, much is being done to…read more

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Thanksgiving Takes on New Meaning After Sandy

Student Voice

Originally published November 21, 2012 Because their town has not yet fully recovered from the effects of the storm, residents of Belmar are seeing a…read more

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