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Mueller makes statement to say report doesn’t clear Trump

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to learn more about Special Counsel’s Robert Mueller’s first public appearance since his appointment two years ago, and why the report continues to divide political leaders and members of the public. Continue reading

Lesson plan: The State of the Union Address

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The goals of this NewsHour lesson are to teach students about the history and purpose of the State of the Union and how to evaluate the speech. Continue reading

Trump’s government shutdown speech through a media literacy lens

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, students will analyze President Trump’s primetime speech about immigration and the government shutdown. Continue reading

‘We were there. We were making history.’ Students reflect on the March For Our Lives

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From registering voters to student reporting, from the role of race to the underrepresentation of trans youth voices, five students share their reflections on the March For Our Lives. Continue reading

DACA provides all students with a lesson in social justice

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Anxiety levels among undocumented students continue to grow due to the Trump administration’s promise to crack down on illegal immigration. In response, learn how California educators are receiving training to become advocates for this group of Dreamers. Continue reading

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