gun violence

How to talk with children in the immediate aftermath of a mass shooting

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On Wednesday night, at least 12 people including a sheriff’s deputy were killed in a mass shooting at Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, Calif.…read more

Student Voices: Here are the election issues most on teenagers’ minds

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NewsHour Extra asked middle and high school students across America: What issue would you like to hear 2018 candidates discuss where you live and why? Read their responses below and check out the election videos produced by Student Reporting Labs on how to turn out the youth vote. 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

How to discuss anti-Semitism in the wake of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

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It is difficult to know how to react to any act of gun violence, but particularly a mass shooting or a hate crime. Use this NewsHour lesson to help you discuss the shooting at the Pittsburgh synagogue with your students in a safe way. Continue reading

Connection Challenge: Students leave social comfort zones to build stronger, safer communities

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Inspired by Parkland students, schools across the U.S. participated in the Connection Challenge as a way to step out of their comfort zones and connect with other young people at school who they wouldn’t normally interact with. Continue reading

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