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Protesters call for action on climate change

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Hundreds of thousands of protesters gathered around the world this week in advance of a United Nations climate summit. Continue reading

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Back to school resources for every classroom

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It’s that time of year again and PBS NewsHour Extra has got you covered for great back to school lesson plans and resources for every…read more

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Afghan election in deadlock after runoff vote

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Afghanistan’s presidential election is in a deadlock after a runoff vote, raising concerns about the country’s future. Continue reading

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How WWI changed the world forever

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This week marks the 100-year anniversary of World War I, which drastically altered the global map and changed the course of history. Continue reading

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Celebrate high school seniors with Flocabulary’s “18 years in rap”

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Looking for a great way to celebrate your graduating seniors? Try out Flocabulary’s “18 Years in Rap”, which covers major world events from 1996, the year most of this year’s graduating seniors were born, to 2014. Continue reading

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