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Student Voice: Three ways voters can support transgender students

Student Voice

“It is our job to vote with everyone’s best interests at heart,” writes seventh grader Ava Michelman of Virginia, who asks voters to think of transgender youth on Election Day. Continue reading

How to discuss anti-Semitism in the wake of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

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It is difficult to know how to react to any act of gun violence, but particularly a mass shooting or a hate crime. Use this NewsHour lesson to help you discuss the shooting at the Pittsburgh synagogue with your students in a safe way. Continue reading

Lesson plan: What the United Nations means today

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Explore what the U.N. means to your students today by examining the 17 sustainable development goals (SDG) which aim to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and fix climate change. Continue reading

UN Climate Change Report: What your students need to know

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Talk with your students about the UN’s latest report on climate change and how young people can use their voice to support policies that protect the environment. Continue reading

Students on accountability and fairness in response to Kavanaugh Hearings

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Do young people think about the choices they make as teenagers and how they may have consequences for their adult lives? Continue reading

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