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What do El Paso, Dayton gun massacres say about America?

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to talk with your students about the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, which took place over the weekend. Continue reading

High school journalists report on sex education and public health

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Learn how PBS’ teen reporters are covering important health care issues like teen pregnancy in this STEM Student Reporting Labs “Health Innovators” series. Continue reading

Student Voices: Here are the election issues most on teenagers’ minds

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NewsHour Extra asked middle and high school students across America: What issue would you like to hear 2018 candidates discuss where you live and why? Read their responses below and check out the election videos produced by Student Reporting Labs on how to turn out the youth vote. Continue reading

#MonitoringTheMidterms: How gerrymandering impacts your vote

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Use this lesson plan to learn more about how gerrymandering impacts your vote. Continue reading

12 news stories that make STEM meaningful for students

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Texas teachers swung into action this week during NewsHour Extra’s workshop, “How to make STEM meaningful through current events” at Texas A&M’s K12 Summer Institute in Kerryville, Texas. Check out the resources they created here! Continue reading

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