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Lesson Plan: The power of photographs from Vietnam to the border crisis

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Use this PBS NewsHour Extra lesson plan to understand the power of photographs and the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. Continue reading

With the economy in freefall, Venezuela faces humanitarian crisis

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With the combination of a failing economy and rapidly inflating food prices, many Venezuelans are currently starving to death. One recent study found that in the past year, 75 percent of Venezuelans lost an average of 19 pounds. The proportion of children who suffer from severe malnutrition increased by four percent in just four months. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: A picture is worth a thousand words

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By Shannon Sullivan, Arlington, Va. Subject(s) Art/Media, Social Studies, ELA, English, Civics Estimated Time Two class periods of 45 minutes, including one evening of homework…read more

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