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Despite Shutdown, Immigration Advocates Rally in Washington

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Despite the continuing government shutdown, thousands gathered on the National Mall to rally support for immigration reform. The rally was allowed to go…read more

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Summer Program Turns Teens into Tech Entrepreneurs

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO As younger Americans fall behind their peers in other industrialized countries when it comes to math and technical skills, one summer program is…read more

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Bullying Education Resources

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Compiled by Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for the PBS NewsHour October is National Bullying Prevention Month. The resources below are designed to provide educators…read more

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Periodic attacks occur against girls, teachers and their school buildings, usually in the more conservative south and east of Afghanistan, from where the Taliban draws most support.

Why Is It Important to Educate Girls?

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By 10 x 10 Subjects World, Education, Social Issues Estimated Time One 30-45 minute period Grade Level Grades 7 – 12 Objective Students will: Explain…read more

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New Jersey Considers In-State Tuition for Undocumented Students

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Young undocumented immigrants in the United States face a number of hurdles when trying to attend college. Undocumented students are often not eligible…read more

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