Politics

Study guide: Supreme Court ruling on the travel ban

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In a 5-4 decision last week, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected challenges to President Donald Trump’s third travel ban — aimed at mostly Muslim countries. Continue reading

Who, what, when, where, why do hyperpartisan news sites exist?

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Video summary PBS NewsHour’s four-part series on “Junk News” explores who is behind creating inflammatory news sites and why. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien…read more

Student guide: Trump’s First State of the Union address

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Use this student guide and short video clips to analyze President Trump’s first State of the Union speech. Continue reading

Study guide: What is in the GOP tax bill

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Help your students understand what’s in the current GOP tax plan and how it may impact them. Continue reading

Discussing sexual harassment with your students in a sensitive, nonpartisan way

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Students are up on their current events. Have you discussed the allegations of sexual harassment by prominent politicians with them? Use this NewsHour lesson to help your class have a sensitive, thoughtful and nonpartisan discussion. Continue reading

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