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Nonprofit working to transform Chinese orphanages

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After China received widespread criticism for poor conditions in its orphanages, one family decided to launch an international effort to transform them. Continue reading

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Labor Day resources – Lesson Plan

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Looking for powerful Labor Day lesson plans and resources? Help students understand the history of the labor movement and its relevance today. Continue reading

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Need-to-know: Extra’s top summer stories

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This summer saw constant breaking news around the globe. Check out Extra’s top summer stories below, with links to more information on these stories, discussion…read more

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Liberia Battles Spreading Ebola Epidemic

Ebola vaccine begins human trials

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Researchers plan to start testing an Ebola vaccine on humans in the wake of the disease’s worst outbreak ever. Continue reading

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Israel and Hamas announce open-ended cease-fire

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Israel and Hamas reached an open-ended cease-fire agreement Tuesday, following nearly two months of violence between the two groups. Continue reading

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