Yak’s Corner
A print and online children’s news magazine published on 30 Thursdays from September through May for Michigan kids ages 6-13. Each eight-page issue is filled with educational and entertaining stories about places, people and events in Michigan and around the world. The Yak’s Corner online page also includes “Yaktivities” for each issue, a Yak Art Gallery, student writing and more.
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Turkey's tomb raid succeeds

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Science Meets Culture in New Zealand

In an intergenerational coastal dunes restoration project, everyone learned as much about cultural exchange as they did about science.
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-- Feb 27, 2015




Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.


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Jon Stewart: Fake news, real impact

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This week's word in the news: MIRED

DEFINITION:
Stuck or entangled in a difficult condition or situation, especially for a long period of time.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The number of Michigan children mired in poverty increased 35 percent over six years, to nearly 25 percent.
The Detroit News -- 02/23/2015