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How felony convictions affect voting rights

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In this PBS NewsHour EXTRA lesson plan, learn how people in Florida with felony records are fighting to regain their voting rights and Reverend William Barber’s plan to fight voter suppression. Continue reading

How COVID disproportionately affects people of color

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In this PBS NewsHour EXTRA current events lesson, learn how COVID-19 disproportionately affects communities of color and what is being done to address the problem. Continue reading

Teaching in the age of coronavirus: Week 7 — Reaching out

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Photo credit: Maximillian Re-Sugiura   By Sari Beth Rosenberg As I sit here in solo quarantine for nearly two months in my cozy New York…read more

Brief But Spectacular: Bonding with family and friends during pandemic

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In this NewsHour EXTRA lesson plan, watch this Brief But Spectacular video about a mother and daughter relationship during the pandemic, and learn how you and your students can make your own Brief But Spectacular videos. Continue reading

Brief But Spectacular: COVID-19 survivor’s story

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In this NewsHour EXTRA lesson plan, watch the uplifting story of a COVID-19 patient, and learn how you and your students can make your own Brief But Spectacular videos. Continue reading

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