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The 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington: The March on Washington and Its Impact

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By Doug DuBrin, an English/history teacher as well as an editor and writer Overview Students will read Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech and explore themes…read more

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Can Summer School Close the Achievement Gap?


Download video For students, summer is a welcome break from the daily classroom grind. However, all that time spent away from the books can lead…read more

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The Top 15 Lesson Plans for Back to School


With students heading back into the classroom, NewsHour Extra is here to help teachers with their back-to-school lesson plans and classroom resources.  We compiled a…read more

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Schools Set to Adopt New “Common Core” Learning Standards


Change is coming to classrooms around the country as school districts in 45 states and the District of Columbia are set to adopt the Common…read more

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Judge Rules New York’s “Stop and Frisk” Unfairly Targets Minorities


Recently, a federal judge declared that New York City’s “Stop and Frisk” policy was unconstitutional because it unfairly targets minority men. When making her decision,…read more

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