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President Obama honors 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO At the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas, four presidents and prominent civil rights advocates recently gathered to celebrate the 50th…read more

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Pakistani youth ambassadors are “inspiration to all who feel helpless”

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Keegan and Elisa from the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Lab at John F. Kennedy High School in Silver Spring, Md., recently interviewed Khainat and Shazia,…read more

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Toxic trial: taking responsibility for environmental problems and solutions

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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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