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Australia deports unvaccinated tennis champ

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The news media shape how we see and understand the world around us. With its new video series, NBCU Academy takes a deep dive into what it means to be in a journalist today, how the industry is evolving, and how the next generation can help.

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Voting rights bills approach showdown in U.S. Senate

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Have anti-vax claims become silly?

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This week's word in the news: PILFER

DEFINITION:
To steal without detection, especially in small quantities.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Thieves are pilfering railroad cars in a crime that harks back to the days of horseback-riding bandits, but is fueled by a host of modern realities, including the rise of e-commerce and Southern California’s role as a hub for the movement of goods.
The Los Angeles Times -- 01/17/2022


Distance Learning

WEDU and PBS are here to support teachers, students and families during these challenging times. To help address the need for quality distance learning resources, this page has been updated with information about a new statewide PBS initiative to broadcast weekday At-Home Learning programming for school-age groups on WEDU along with standards-driven lesson plans from PBS LearningMedia that correlate with each broadcast.

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Webinars

Black History Month is officially celebrated in the month of February. However, throughout history, in every month, generations of African Americans struggled with adversity to achieve full citizenship in American society. Join Jodi Pushkin, manager of the Tampa Bay Times Newspaper in Education program, to explore credible resources that will help teachers and students learn more about this rich history through the exploration of informational texts.

Celebrating Black History Month using informational texts

  • Date: Thursday, February 3, 2022
  • Time: 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • WEBINAR via Zoom

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