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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.

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izzit.org Post Date Article Title Publisher Date Published Readablility Discussion Questions
11/17/2021 As Ds and Fs soar, schools are ditching traditional grading The Los Angeles Times 11/8/2021 12.5 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
10/25/2021 Supermarkets in German state can now block entry to the unvaccinated The Local 10/15/2021 13.5 View
9/28/2021 Elon Musk drives through loophole by launching Tesla on tribal land the hill.com 9/10/2021 11.0 View
9/30/2021 Hartford High School back to classes, but some students question whether order will be restored The Hartford Courant 9/23/2021 10.4 View
9/19/2022 Guns bought through credit cards in the US will now be trackable The Guardian 9/10/2022 12.3 View
12/13/2021 ‘Not great news’: US boss fires 900 employees on a Zoom call The Guardian 12/7/2021 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
12/8/2021 GA State Senator Proposes to Eliminate State Income Tax The Gainesville (GA) Times 11/19/2021 10.7 View
4/15/2022 How QR Codes Work and What Makes Them Dangerous The Conversation 4/7/2022 8.8 View
9/2/2022 Chicago-area students, debtors react to President Biden’s $10,000 loan forgiveness plan The Chicago Tribune 8/25/2022 8.3 View
9/1/2022 As food prices soar with inflation, Chicagoans rethink dining out The Chicago Tribune 8/12/2022 10.2 View
9/30/2021 Chicago mayor proposes biggest cash assistance program in the country The Chicago Tribune 9/20/2021 11.4 View