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Daily News Lesson: FEMA tackles recovery after Hurricane Ida

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Hear from a FEMA representative on what’s needed now in storm ravaged areas of the country Continue reading

Daily News Lesson: Hurricane Ida hits Louisiana coast

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Discuss the impact and potential fallout of a powerful storm that has made landfall in Louisiana Continue reading

Daily News Lesson: New PBS doc explores the history of Confederate statues

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Hear from a comedian and journalist about what Confederate monuments mean in one community Continue reading

Classroom Resource: Adapting a parade under COVID with ‘house floats’

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Explore how New Orleans is adapting to Mardi Gras under COVID, and then build your own ‘house float’ Continue reading

Trombone Shorty inspires a new generation of musicians

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The musician Troy Andrews, known as “Trombone Shorty,” started playing the trombone on the streets of New Orleans at age 4 and led his first band at age 8. Continue reading

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