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Annenberg Classroom

(http://www.annenbergclassroom.org/)
Annenberg Classroom is an issue-based approach for engaging high school students in informed political discourse. The website uses audio from NPR’s Justice Talking radio show and articles from The New York Times to teach students about reasoned debate and the often-conflicting values inherent in our democracy

Multnomah County Library Homework Center: Social Issues

(http://www.multcolib.org/homework/sochc.html)
An excellent guide to web resources on hot topics and current events.

New York Times Learning Network: Student Connections

(http://www.nytimes.com/learning/students/index.html)
The New York Times Learning Network is a free service for students in grades 6-12, their teachers and parents. Students can read daily news summaries and submit questions and feedback.

NewsHour Extra

(http://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/) Based on the PBS news hour with Jim Lehrer, this site features educational resources based on current issues & events.

NJ.com: Everything New Jersey

(http://www.nj.com/)
Check out the latest New Jersey news in up to 11 local newspapers.

Pew Research Center

The Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan "fact tank" that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. It does not take positions on policy issues.

Yahoo Directory: Social Issues and Causes

(http://dir.yahoo.com/Society_and_Culture/Issues_and_Causes/)
Guide to the sites covering contemporary issues in the news.


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