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What does opportunity look like? Student journalists explore pipeline jobs in West Virginia

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Essential question: How have energy projects like the gas pipeline impacted young people in West Virginia? Find out with this NewsHour lesson plan. Continue reading

Teen reporters interview Senate candidates about gun control and immigration

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If you were born in 2000, there’s a good chance you will be eligible to vote in the 2018 midterm elections. The PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Lab’s Mason Berger reports on how organizations in Florida are trying to mobilize young voters around issues like the cost of college and gun violence. Continue reading

Trump administration slashes education budget to fund school choice

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The Trump administration’s budget, which has yet to pass Congress, proposed deep cuts to a large number of federal agencies and initiatives which sought to compensate for trillions of dollars in tax cuts, a sizable military buildup and a renewed investment in infrastructure. Continue reading

A high school senior’s top 6 NewsHour-reviewed books to read before college

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  By Amanda Wilcox The following six books have had a great impact on me not just due to their authors’ talent for writing, but…read more

Should high school students take college courses?

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In a region of South Texas with high poverty and low levels of education, one school district offers students a chance at a better future through higher education. Continue reading

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