Archives: Social Issues

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Analyzing Stop and Frisk Through Personal Narratives and Infographics

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By Katie Gould, NewsHour Teacher Resource Producer and Allison McCartney, Editor for NewsHour Extra This Common Core-aligned lesson helps students explore the New York City’s…read more

English & Language ArtsGovernment & CivicsMathSocial Issues
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What Other Countries Can Teach Us About Good Schools

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Despite increases in education spending and a decade of school reform, students in the United States still lag behind their peers in many other countries…read more

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Lesson Plans for PBS “Latino Americans” Documentary

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LATINO AMERICANS is the first major documentary series for television to chronicle the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos, who have helped shape…read more

Government & CivicsSocial Issues
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Climate Change as a Scientific Theory

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By Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for PBS NewsHour Extra Subjects Science, Language Arts, Social Issues Estimated Time One 90-minute class period Grade Level Grades…read more

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Micro-Apartments Hope to Ease Living Costs for Young City Residents

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO In order to create affordable housing options for young people living by themselves, some big cities are loosening housing restrictions to allow for…read more

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