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Child marriage legal in most US states

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


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Ebola spreads to city of 1.2 million in Congo

Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.

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Turning point: Royal wedding marks a historic ‘changing of the guard’ in Britain

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The National Wildlife Federation lesson plans are designed to introduce students to life science, ecology, wildlife biology, scientific identification and observation. All lesson plans are aligned to the National Science Education Standards and organized by grade level.

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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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Is debt scaring you away from college?

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Daily Science Audio webcasts: An exclusive partnership with Pulse of the Planet, updated daily 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: PALSY

DEFINITION:
Paralysis, generally partial, whereby a local body area is incapable of voluntary movement.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
In his third season doing TV play-by-play for the White Sox, Jason Benetti has become a familiar figure to the baseball community, as have his cerebral palsy and the distinct limp that goes with it.
The Chicago Tribune -- 05/21/2018