September 11, 2021

Education

How students born after 9/11 are learning about the terrorist attacks

Students in grades K through 12 have no memory of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Twenty years after that pivotal event, educators are having to find ways to teach 9/11 to the next generation. Many teaching resources are available from the National Education Association, The New York Times, NPR and other sources, but how can teachers help a

Opinion

Opinion: The Lee Statue and the Rebellion to Come

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] On Wednesday, the Commonwealth of Virginia took down and then sawed to pieces Robert E. Lee’s 21-foot bronze equestrian statue in the former Confederate

COVID-19

Biden’s vaccine rules ignite instant, hot GOP opposition

President Joe Biden’s aggressive push to require millions of U.S. workers to get vaccinated against the coronavirus is running into a wall of resistance from Republican leaders threatening everything from lawsuits to civil disobedience, plunging the country deeper into culture wars that have festered since the onset of the pandemic. In South Carolina, Gov. Henry

COVID-19

CDC finds unvaccinated 11 times more likely to die of COVID

New U.S. studies released Friday show the COVID-19 vaccines remain highly effective against hospitalizations and death even as the extra-contagious delta variant swept the country. One study tracked over 600,000 COVID-19 cases in 13 states from April through mid-July. As delta surged in early summer, those who were unvaccinated were 4.5 times more likely than

Afghanistan

US gives 1st public look inside base housing Afghans

The Biden administration on Friday provided the first public look inside a U.S. military base where Afghans airlifted out of Afghanistan are being screened, amid questions about how the government is caring for the refugees and vetting them. “Every Afghan who is here with us has endured a harrowing journey and they are now faced

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