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(CNN Student News) -- December 4, 2008

1. According to the program: Why is U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice visiting India? What action did Rice ask Pakistan to take in response to the recent terror attacks in Mumbai, India? What is Pakistan's position on the attacks? In your view, what action, if any, do you think that India and Pakistan should take in response to the attacks at this point in time?

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2. For what Cabinet post has President-elect Barack Obama nominated New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson? What prior Cabinet experience does Richardson have? If he is confirmed, how do you think that Richardson's prior Cabinet experience might help him in his new post?

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3. According to the program: What steps has the U.S. auto industry taken to secure a financial bailout from the U.S. government? Why are some lawmakers critical of U.S. automakers and their request?

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4. If you were participating in these hearings, what questions would you have for the auto executives? In your view, should the U.S. government provide financial assistance to GM, Ford and Chrysler? Why or why not? If so, what conditions, if any, would you impose as part of the government bailout?

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5. According to the program, to what extent did college tuition and fees increase between 1982 and 2007? If college costs continue to rise, what impact do you think that it might have on individuals and the U.S. economy?

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6. Do you think that it is important to have a college education? State your rationale. Are you concerned about rising college costs? Why or why not?

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7. Why is high school teacher Tom Farber selling ads on his exams? How do the students featured in the segment feel about selling ad space on tests? What is your opinion of this practice?

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8. To what extent, if any, are budget cuts a problem at your school? If a problem does exist, what measures are being taken to address it? In your opinion, what role should government play in meeting the needs of students?

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9. According to the segment, what accomplishment has Jessica Cox achieved? What is your opinion of her accomplishment?

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10. What lessons do you think that people might learn from Cox's accomplishment and her attitude about her disability?

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