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Toxic trial: taking responsibility for environmental problems – Lesson Plan

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Teacher Resource Producer  Introduction This lesson plan and student contest were created to accompany a story from The Center for…read more

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Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Case Challenging Affordable Care Act

Can corporations exercise religious rights? SCOTUS hears challenge to contraceptive mandate

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard arguments from two private for-profit companies that claim the Affordable Care Act (the president’s signature healthcare law,…read more

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Character Day resources

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Thursday March 20, 2014 is official global Character Day. Use the resources below to help your students explore the idea of character and become inspired…read more

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Women with character who inspire – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Introduction The month of March is Women’s History Month and Thursday, March 20 is global Character…read more

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“Inspire, Inform, Act” resources

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It’s great when students want to personally get involved and make a difference in the environment or other important issues, but sometimes they need a…read more

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