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Winter Festivals

People think of summertime as a great time to celebrate outdoors with parades, fireworks, and parties. However, many different places in the world also hold outdoor festivals to celebrate the beauty and wonder of winter. … Read more

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Little Free Food Pantries

Did you know that food insecurity is a problem that over 40 million people face and that at least nine million of those people are children? Food insecurity means people do not consistently have enough … Read more

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Human Rights and the World Cup

This winter, millions of people will enjoy the World Cup. Hosted in Qatar, this will be the first World Cup in the Middle East. However, many groups are raising concerns about human rights abuses in … Read more

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Who Should Appear on US Currency?

You’ve probably noticed that most US money today has images of White men on it. Usually, they are former presidents. Sometimes they are people who signed the United States Constitution. This tradition started in the … Read more

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Give Kids the World Village

Many people think about vacations they think of Central Florida. Some people might have trouble travelling though. Give Kids the World Village gives children with life threatening illnesses and their families a place to have … Read more

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Native Truths at the Field Museum

In 2019, a photographer for the Field Museum of Chicago, Illinois, took a photograph at the Meskwaki Annual Powwow. This is a large gathering and celebration of the Meskwaki Nation. The Meskwaki Nation is a … Read more

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Safety at School

As school starts around the country, it’s important to keep everyone safe. That’s why there are many rules in schools about safety. Rules about running in halls or rough play prevent students from getting hurt. … Read more

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The 1968 East Los Angeles Walkouts

It was just past noon on Tuesday, March 5, 1968 in East Los Angeles. Suddenly, thousands of students in four different high schools got up and left their classrooms at the same time. They began … Read more

Umbrellas can keep the sun away as well as the rain.
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Global Heat Waves

In China, over 70 cities were placed under heat alerts this summer. In Europe, many countries faced 100 °F for the first time. Cities all over the United States have had record high temperatures. Heat … Read more