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Educator Voice: Educators/staff discuss the other pandemic — gun violence

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Teacher Sarah Lerner (top left), Dr. Joseph Sakran (bottom left) and teacher Meleah Hall (right) during the PBS NewsHour EXTRA Zoom discussion on gun violence,…read more

Classroom Resource: Meet Fred Guttenberg, father of Jamie, gun safety advocate

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In this NewsHour lesson, students will meet Fred Guttenberg, father of 14-year old Jamie Guttenberg, who was killed in the Parkland school shooting three years ago. Continue reading

Educator Voice: Want to appreciate teachers? Then put an end to gun violence

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by Hayley Breden, high school social studies teacher, Denver, Colorado   Every May, there are multitudes of inadequate, or just plain insulting, platitudes about Teacher…read more

Ways to discuss school shootings with students after STEM School and UNCC

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to discuss the effects of school shootings on students and teachers. Continue reading

Connection Challenge: Students leave social comfort zones to build stronger, safer communities

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Inspired by Parkland students, schools across the U.S. participated in the Connection Challenge as a way to step out of their comfort zones and connect with other young people at school who they wouldn’t normally interact with. Continue reading

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