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

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Florence floods the Carolinas

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Tap the wealth of information in your newspaper as a teaching tool:

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A book by Bob Woodward and an insider’s anonymous essay give behind-scenes White House views

Two writers in Washington, D.C., spill White House insiders' views of President Donald Trump. One is well-known – Bob Woodward, an associate editor at The Washington Post who has a new book titled "Fear / Trump in the White House." The other is ...

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DeVos loses student loan lawsuit

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos lost a lawsuit that claimed her department illegally delayed student loan relief protections from going into effect. Known as borrower defense rules, the Obama-era regulations are meant to protect students who are chea...

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This week's word in the news: PAROCHIAL


Of, relating to, or financially supported by one or more church parishes. Of or relating to parochial schools.

He’s also learned what to do in the event that an armed intruder shows up at the North Center parochial school, which recently spent nearly $90,000 on a security system designed to quickly notify police if an active shooter is on church or school premises.
The Chicago Tribune -- 09/17/2018

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Cartoons show storms of controversy

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Think you know football? Ok, what's a prolate spheroid? This 10-part video series focuses on the science behind NFL football.

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

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