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Republican U.S. presidential candidate Ted Cruz stands with Carly Fiorina after he announced Fiorina as his running mate at a campaign rally in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States April 27, 2016. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein - TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY  - RTX2BYKI

Cruz picks a running mate, Trump accuses Clinton of playing ‘woman card’

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Donald Trump made a speech on foreign policy Wednesday and also accused Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton of playing the “woman’s card.” Continue reading

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Meet some of the women candidates who preceded Hillary Clinton for president

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While Hillary Clinton remains the front-runner for the Democratic nomination, previous female candidates have also sought the nation’s highest office. Continue reading

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How outstanding women in STEM fields overcame obstacles – Lesson Plan

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This lesson explores the careers of 19 great female scientists, the challenges they overcame and whether those challenges are still present in students’ lives. Continue reading

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“Well-behaved women seldom make history” – Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan challenges students to identify negative stereotypes about women and men, introduces students to Anne Bonny (a woman who breaks traditional gender stereotypes) and gives them the opportunity to use creative writing skills to create their own profile on one of four other “rule-breaking” women in history. Continue reading

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Women with Character, Women Who Inspire – Lesson Plan

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For Women’s History Month, PBS NewsHour Extra would love to know the women in your students’ lives who have inspired them. Send a picture and description to NewsHour Extra’s Instagram using the hashtag #PBSWomenWhoInspire Continue reading

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