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What Can We Do About Cyberbullying?

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While digital technology continues to serve as an important way to connect people and communities, sometimes those connections turn out to be more harmful than…read more

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Program Helps Low-Income Students Discover A Path to Top Colleges


With rising student debt and soaring college costs that can top $50,000 a year, high-achieving students from low-income households rarely dream of applying to the…read more

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Youth Remember 9/11

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On the tenth anniversary of September 11, 2001, NewsHour Extra partnered with other organizations to ask young people to reflect on their experience that day.…read more

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Lesson Plan: “Connecting Syria’s allies and enemies” Infographic

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by Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for NewsHour Extra This lesson features the infographic “Connecting Syria’s allies and enemies” by Al Jazeera to help students understand the…read more

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What Should Be The Real Purpose of College?


DOWNLOAD VIDEO Students now go to college expecting their degrees will help them on the way to professional success. However, University of Virginia professor Mark…read more

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