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PBS 4-minute news summary: Choose your own current event!

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In this current events lesson, check out PBS NewsHour’s 4-minute news wrap and choose your own story to dive into! Continue reading

What your students need to know about the 2020 Census

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In this NewsHour Extra lesson, learn about Census 2020 and why the U.S. conducts the census. Continue reading

Racism, coded language and the “politics of distraction” in U.S. history

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Use this NewsHour lesson to discuss how President Trump’s tweets serve the “politics of distraction” and how racist language has been used as an intentional device to divide the country throughout U.S. history. Continue reading

Students’ take on the college admissions scandal

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to learn more about the college admissions bribery scam and to hear directly from students on the matter. Continue reading

20 pertinent classroom resources for Black History Month

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Bayard Rustin, seen here in 1964 surrounded by young people before a demonstration, was a a civil rights and a gay rights activist and chief…read more

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