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Lesson plan: What 2020 news stories mattered most to your students?

Lesson Plan

For a fun end-of-year activity, students will create an online magazine using Flipboard of their top 10 news stories from 2020 to share with classmates and family members. Continue reading

More families struggle to find enough food during COVID-19

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Relief negotiations between Congress and the White House have stalled even as more families struggle. Continue reading

How state ballot initiatives play a key role in elections

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How might a ballot initiative in California determine the future of the ‘gig economy’? Continue reading

President Trump and first lady test positive for COVID-19

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Learn about President Donald Trump’s diagnosis of COVID-19 with this NewsHour current events lesson. Continue reading

Do charges in Breonna Taylor case show officers are ‘above the law’?

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Discuss why many from protesters to scholars think the charges in the police killing of Breonna Taylor are inadequate. Continue reading

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