News and Media Literacy

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Student Reporting Labs

Student Reporting Labs connect students to local PBS stations and news professionals in their community to produce original, student-generated video news reports. Check out our full curriculum and find out how you can become a lab! Learn more on the SRL


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Lesson Plans

Browse free, high-quality lesson plans and teaching tools that make it easy to bring current events and issues into the classroom. Lesson plans are aligned to National and Common Core Standards.

Super Civics 2020

Teaching resources for middle and high school students on Election 2020. Learn more

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