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Young Filmmakers Get a Kick Start on a Teen Zombie Movie

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See how two young filmmakers with Down syndrome successfully raised funds for a new movie with this video and educational materials from PBS NewsHour from November 13, 2014.

Making PE Accessible for Students With Disabilities

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Learn how educators are making physical education more inclusive with this video and educational materials from PBS NewsHour from October 27, 2014.

Roadtrip Nation's Roadmap Educator Guide

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Struggling to find a career? Not sure how to turn your interests into a job? That's where Roadmap comes in. The Roadmap was created by Roadtrip Nation as an interactive tool designed to help young people discover careers aligned to their interests. The Roadmap also introduces students to leaders with similar interests who built lives doing what they love

Download The Roadmap Educator Guide under Support Materials to access the interactive and all instruction materials for classroom discussion. 

13-year-old's Invention Helping the Blind to Read

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Dive into a new invention allowing the blind to print Braille more easily than ever with this video and educational materials from PBS NewsHour from December 22, 2014.

Healthy School Lunch Menus Spark Political Food Fight

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Use the debate about healthy school lunch rules to show students how Congress works and spark a discussion with this PBS NewsHour video and educational resource from May 30, 2014. The 2010 Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act required schools to use more wholesome ingredients and set fat, sugar and sodium limits. But Republican lawmakers have proposed a one-year waiver, arguing that students won't eat the new offerings or that schools can't afford them.

Poetry Brings Happiness to Troubled Teens

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Help students explore the power of poetry with this PBS NewsHour video from June 3, 2014. The Pongo Teen Writing Project has been working with troubled teens in detention centers, mental health facilities and homeless centers for nearly two decades, taking their stories and turning them into poetry.

Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Law Subsidies

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See how President Obama responded to the Supreme Court's decision to uphold his health care law with this video and educational resources from PBS NewsHour from June 25, 2015.

Chicago Debates How to Stem Gun Violence

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Learn about summer gun violence plaguing Chicago neighborhoods with this video and educational resources from PBS NewsHour from July 20, 2015.

Trans Fat No More: FDA Gives Food Industry Three Years

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Learn why trans fats are being banned by the FDA with this video and educational resources from PBS NewsHour from June 16, 2015.

Rikers Island Announces Reforms Following Death of Former Inmate

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Learn why Kalief Browder became the face of prison reform at Rikers Island with this video and educational resources from PBS NewsHour from June 23, 2015. 

The Doctor Will See You Now… Online

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Find out how technology is changing the way doctors see patients with this video and educational resources from PBS NewsHour from July 13, 2015.

Can Los Angeles End Veteran Homelessness?

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Learn about L.A.'s mission to end rampant homelessness with this video and educational resources from PBS NewsHour from June 14, 2015.

How Prediction Can Help Prevent the Next Ebola Crisis

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See how experts used prediction models in the fight against Ebola with this video and educational resources from PBS NewsHour from June 11, 2015.

Daily Interaction with Children Keeps Nursing Home Residents Young | PBS NewsHour

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Learn how a unique day care program in a nursing home benefits both seniors and children with this video and educational resources from PBS NewsHour from May 10, 2016.

Can Dogs Smell Cancer?

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Show your students the latest developments in cancer research with this video and educational materials from PBS NewsHour from September 4, 2014. Check out more teaching resources at PBS NewsHour Extra.

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