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Small Business in America: What’s the #StoryBeyondTheStore? – Lesson Plan

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You don’t have to travel far for a history lesson. Every neighborhood is filled with history and small business shop owners who want to share…read more

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Hosting a Presidential Debate – Lesson Plan

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Subjects History, U.S. Government, Civics Estimated Time Two class periods Grade Level 9-12 Objective To analyze campaign issues and to practice formal debate procedures and…read more

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Charleston mayor: “We are still a work in progress in America”

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The racially-motivated shooting of nine people at a historically black church in Charleston, SC, has spurred discussion and debate about the state of racism in America. Continue reading

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Boston marathon bomber apologizes to victims

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev unexpectedly addressed the courtroom at the formal sentencing to acknowledge his role in the 2013 Boston marathon bombing for the first time. Continue reading

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Flood of war refugees tests Greek hospitality

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An influx of Syrian and Afghan refugees is straining Greece’s already-thin resources at a time when the country could face bankruptcy. Continue reading

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