About Allison

Allison is the former editor of PBS NewsHour Extra, the educational resources site for the NewsHour. She has a bachelor’s degree from Washington University in St. Louis, where she studied Middle Eastern history and art. You can follow her on Twitter @anmccartney.

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Jan 31

Tough Calls

The sport of football is changing. Revelations about widespread brain injuries have ushered in new rules and a lawsuit against the NFL. But what about the millions of kids who play football in elementary, middle and high school? We asked…

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