U.S. history

On the 18th anniversary of 9/11, ask your students: How has the world changed?

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Wednesday marks the 18th anniversary of the attacks on September 11th. Discuss with your students how the U.S. and the world have changed. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: 5 teaching resources for Labor Day

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Looking for powerful Labor Day lesson plans and resources? Help students understand the history of the labor movement and its relevance today. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Labor Day and Unions Today

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Supporters of the California Grape Boycott demonstrate in Toronto, Ontario, December, 1968. Jessica Govea is in the center, front row, wearing poncho. The Delano grape…read more

ICE immigration raids took this school superintendent by surprise

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Use this lesson plan to learn more about the ICE immigration raids in Mississippi and how schools have been affected. Continue reading

How the Statue of Liberty poem provides a lesson in immigration history

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to learn about the Trump administration’s changes to immigration policy and how it relates to the Statue of Liberty’s famous inscription. Continue reading

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