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Current Events & Controversial Issues



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Opposing Viewpoints in Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration, to violent video games. This cross-curricular research tool supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Its informed, differing views present each side of an issue and help students develop information literacy, critical thinking skills, and the confidence to draw their own valid conclusions. 




Points of View Reference Center

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Points of View Reference Center is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides 200 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument).


World Almanac for Kids


World Almanac for Kids

Facts on File Databases

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is a source for intermediate-level research on a wide range of subjects


Newsela is an innovative way for students to build reading comprehension with nonfiction that's always relevant: daily news.