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How teens want to solve America’s school shooting problem

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One thing all students agreed on: change is possible and action must be taken. Continue reading

Newark Youth Court brings introspection, not incarceration

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, students will learn about efforts underway to fix problems with the nation’s criminal justice system, including taking a closer look at what to do about teenagers who commit minor crimes. Continue reading

Human geography lesson: Why one-third of the Marshall Islands has left for the US

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In this lesson plan, students will learn why one-third of the Marshall Islands’ population has moved to the U.S. mainland. Continue reading

Teaching resources for talking with teens about suicide

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There are a variety of mini-lessons and activities contained in this PBS NewsHour lesson on suicide prevention and awareness. You may wish to invite your school counselor to your class, and let your administrator know you are teaching about suicide. Continue reading

Maine experiments with paying residents’ student loans

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Maine is attempting to attract more recent college graduates by helping to repay their student loans. Talk to your students about college and student loans and whether or not they agree with Maine’s plan. Continue reading

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