A “colorful” map of the 18 nations that have already legalized same-sex marriage.
Memorial Day was born out of the collective trauma of the Civil War. But that’s where agreement about the roots of the holiday ends. According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, about 25 cities claim to be the birthplace of the holiday.
A collection of explanatory interactive resources from around the Web.
The American Dream: having a well-paying job, a house with a fence, marriage, children, and maybe a dog. For many millenials, their goals don’t exactly line up with the good ol’ American Dream. Read what students have to say about defining their own “American Dream.”
The death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray while in police custody in Baltimore has sparked a series of protests and nationwide conversation on the relationship between community and police. How should Baltimore move forward?
Explore the feverish roots of the modern anti-vaccine movement.
Three interactive maps of California’s unprecedented mandatory water cuts.
Teaching is by no measure an easy job. The hours are long, the demands are high, the working conditions are often challenging … and the pay? Let’s just say, you don’t go into teaching for the money. Should teachers earn more money?
School districts around the US have been trying to figure out how to keep children safe. Read whether students feel safe at school and if their schools are prepared for disasters.
Bring news, civics and current affairs into the classroom with new KQED News Education resource, The Lowdown.
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