Economic Inequality

Who decides whether or not schools should reopen?

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In this NewsHour lesson, find out who actually decides how and when schools open, and the role students may play in the decision. Continue reading

Brief But Spectacular: Why one doctor has started dispensing financial advice

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Meet a doctor who sees financial advice as a key component of health advice to her patients. Continue reading

Who is taking your money when you order takeout?

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In this lesson plan, uncover the hidden economy behind our quarantine takeout orders. Continue reading

Chile protests for greater economic equality

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Use this NewsHour story to learn about the protests taking place in Chile and why they are so historically significant. Continue reading

How the Deck is Stacked: Income Inequality in the U.S. – Lesson Plan

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According to research by the Pew Research Center, the American middle class is shrinking and the gap between high-income and low-income households is growing. This lesson plan will introduce students to the reality of income inequality in America. Continue reading

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