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Why children in U.S. custody need specific pediatric expertise

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, learn why specific pediatric expertise is needed in the care for immigrant children. 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

Study guide: How separating children from parents became U.S. government policy

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On Monday, the Trump Administration said they would not apologize over its “zero tolerance” policy separating families at the southern U.S. border. Continue reading

Lesson plan: How DACA demonstrates the importance of civic engagement

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In this lesson, students will learn how teachers are training to become Dreamer advocates in order to support their undocumented students. They will research DACA protections and find out what their local communities are doing to provide necessary services to Dreamers. Continue reading

On edge under new administration, DACA students find refuge in school

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Thousands of undocumented students are protected from deportation under an Obama administration policy called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. But in recent months, many DACA recipients are on edge fearing what will happen to the program under the new administration. Continue reading

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