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This index lists the title, publication, and publication date for past articles posted to, along with the full text of the accompanying discussion questions. Due to copyright restrictions, we do not archive articles on In most cases it is possible to retrieve articles by doing a web search for the title of the article. Please email if you need assistance.

Please Note: Current Events lessons are archived for ONE YEAR. A year after posting, the article link and questions will be automatically DELETED from our archive. If you like a lesson and want to use it again in the future, SAVE it to your computer, or print it. Post Date Article Title Publisher Date Published Readablility Discussion Questions
9/15/2023 Texas student suspended over his loc hairstyle days after state’s Crown Act takes effect CNN 9/11/2023 10.3 View
3/21/2024 African cocoa plants run out of beans; chocolate prices expected to soar Reuters 3/13/2024 10.3 View
5/2/2024 New York City considers birth control to address its rat problem Associated Press 4/19/2024 10.3 View
9/20/2023 Israel expects 30% of cars on its roads to be electric by 2030 Reuters 9/11/2023 10.2 View
3/7/2024 British girl who joined ISIS loses appeal to regain UK citizenship The BBC 2/23/2024 10.2 View
4/18/2024 Girls Wrestling is the Nation's Fastest-Growing High School Sport KLOVE News 3/13/2024 10.2 View
5/23/2024 He invented a successful medical device as a student. Here's his advice for new grads 5/14/2024 10.2 View
11/30/2023 Army trying to re-recruit soldiers who refused COVID vaccine NBC News 11/20/2023 10.1 View
10/16/2023 California Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoes bill aimed at limiting the price of insulin ABC news 10/8/2023 10.1 View
2/2/2024 Proposed CA bill would electronically restrict cars from going over the speed limit ABC News 1/24/2024 10.1 View
11/2/2023 It's the World's New Superfood-- but it has no taste The Wall Street Journal 10/20/2023 10.0 View
10/26/2023 America officially has its first Space Ranger Task & Purpose 10/14/2023 10.0 View
10/25/2023 East African leaders consider ban on imported used clothing Associated Press 10/16/2023 10.0 View
2/23/2024 Biden's campaign gives in and joins TikTok. Blame the youngs NPR 2/12/2024 10.0 View