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

izzit.org Post Date Article Title Publisher Date Published Readablility Discussion Questions
4/15/2022 How QR Codes Work and What Makes Them Dangerous The Conversation 4/7/2022 8.8 View
10/21/2022 First Ironman with Down Syndrome completes another grueling race The Daily Mail 10/14/2022 9.3 View
9/9/2022 Man Organizes Redo of School Football Match After 50 Years of Feeling Guilty for Scoring Dubious Goal The Good News Network 9/1/2022 9.8 View
2/10/2022 New Company Turns 100 Tons of Non-Recyclable Plastic into Building Blocks for Construction The Good News Network 1/26/2022 10.4 View
10/18/2022 New York University professor fired after students say his class was too hard The Guardian 10/6/2022 13.2 View
9/19/2022 Guns bought through credit cards in the US will now be trackable The Guardian 9/10/2022 12.3 View
9/30/2022 In Houston, eating alligator isn't just normal. It's big business The Houston Chronicle 9/20/2022 8.8 View
2/3/2022 SAT making big changes: Digital, shorter, and a unique test for each student The Los Angeles Times 1/25/2022 13.0 View
8/31/2022 California went big on rooftop solar. Now that's a problem for landfills The Los Angeles Times (via Yahoo) 7/14/2022 13.3 View
1/11/2023 Students' academic awards hidden in name of 'equity' The New York Post 12/23/2022 12.7 View
12/7/2022 NYS tells schools to ditch 'racist' Native American mascots or risk state funding The New York Post 11/18/2022 16.7 View
12/1/2022 Suspect accused of mowing down 25 LA sheriff’s recruits on morning run, released from jail The New York Post 11/18/2022 13.1 View
10/7/2022 ‘Scared for my life’: Russian who refused to go to war details exile from motherland The New York Post 10/2/2022 10.0 View
9/8/2022 Worm ‘burgers’ could solve world hunger, scientists claim The New York Post 8/25/2022 11.7 View