Journalist deaths jump 50%, led by war-torn Ukraine

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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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How well do you keep up with the world around you? Take this week’s quiz to test your knowledge of recent national and world events.

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Book bans: Librarians, caught in political 'culture war,' defend their role

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NASA's Night Sky Network

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Should they be classified careless?

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


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Science Audio webcasts: An exclusive partnership with Pulse of the Planet, updated with two-minute sound portraits of Planet Earth. Tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide, blending interviews with extraordinary natural sounds.

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This week's word in the news: DILAPIDATED

DEFINITION:
A state of disrepair or ruin as a result of age or neglect.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Before the shooting on Monday, 35 people worked at the California Terra Garden and some of them lived in a collection of dilapidated trailers and make-shift homes, where they paid $300 a month in rent, according to a company spokesperson.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 01/30/2023


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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