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NewsHour EXTRA launches interactive learning resource covering journalism history in America

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NewsHour EXTRA, PBS NewsHour’s website devoted to news in the classroom, has developed a new interactive learning resource called Journalism in Action designed to help…read more

How to talk with your students about Trump’s return to the White House

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A major outbreak of COVID-19 at the White House raises questions about safety and management Continue reading

Wildfires scorch the western United States

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Understand what’s happening in California and other western states as wildfires set records. Continue reading

Summer coronavirus wave scrambles re-opening plans

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Examine shifts in public policy and plans for the fall as coronavirus cases ramp up in mid-summer. Continue reading

PBS 2-minute news summary: coronavirus, 2020 Olympics postponed, Afghanistan

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In this current events lesson, check out the PBS NewsHour from Mon. March 23rd, on the cancellation of the Olympics and an update on Afghanistan. Continue reading

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