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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Video summary Part two the PBS NewsHour’s four-part series on “Junk News” explores who is behind creating inflammatory news sites and...
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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Inspired by Parkland students, three schools across the U.S. participated in the Connection Challenge as a way to step out of their...
DOWNLOAD VIDEO We included two videos for students to use for discussion following the March For Our Lives. The first (above) is NewsHour Weekend’s “...
DOWNLOAD VIDEO See the extension activity below to share your class’s solutions to gun violence in schools @NewsHourExtra via Twitter using #...
DOWNLOAD VIDEO See the extension activity below to share your class’s own solutions to gun violence in schools @NewsHourExtra via Twitter using #...
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Middle and high school students have been sharing their thoughts on gun violence with the NewsHour since the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. We...
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Carly Novell is a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. She has been an outspoken voice on the issue of gun violence...
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Students who witnessed the deadly school shooting in Florida are channeling their rage and grief into activism for gun reform. The classmates of the...

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2018-03-05
If there's a shooting at a school, should educators be prepared to shoot back? Across the country, 15 states already allow concealed carry of some...
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2018-03-02
It turns out, meteors hit Earth all the time, and it’s usually no big deal. Vocabulary: Meteor, seismograph, meteor fall, Richter scale Next...