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PBS’ “Latino Americans” Documentary – Lesson Plan

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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

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Climate change as a scientific theory – Lesson Plan

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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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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

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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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