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(CNN Student News) -- October 21, 2009

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What are some ways that you can think of to publicize nutrition guidelines for school meals?

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Pakistan Blast

What information is known about recent bombings at a university in Pakistan?

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Why do you think that terrorists would want to target a university?

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Afghanistan Election

What events have led to Afghanistan's November 7th presidential runoff election?

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How has the international community responded to the announced runoff?

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What challenges do you think that Afghanistan might face in holding this runoff election?

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Nutrition Guidelines

According to the program, what are some of the nutritional recommendations for school meals that are outlined in a new report? What is your opinion of these guidelines?

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What do you think might be the potential impact, if any, of the new guidelines on student health? Explain.

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When you choose what foods to eat, is nutrition a factor? If so, how? If not, why not?

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Meatless Mondays

According to the report: What reasons have Baltimore school officials given for adopting "Meatless Mondays"? How has the meat industry responded to this program?

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How do you think that students might respond if the Meatless Mondays program was instituted in your school?

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