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Death of George Floyd sets off massive protests

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, discuss the protests surrounding the killing of Minneapolis resident George Floyd. Continue reading

How felony convictions affect voting rights

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In this PBS NewsHour EXTRA lesson plan, learn how people in Florida with felony records are fighting to regain their voting rights and Reverend William Barber’s plan to fight voter suppression. Continue reading

Teaching in the age of coronavirus: Week 2 — Vibe check

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Photo credit: Maximillian Re-Sugiura   by Sari Beth Rosenberg “How is everyone feeling?,” I asked last Monday as I wrapped up my lesson on the…read more

The life and legacy of Congressman Elijah Cummings

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Use this NewsHour lesson to learn about the life and legacy of Rep. Elijah E. Cummings. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: 5 teaching resources for Labor Day

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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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