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(CNN Student News) -- January 7, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What do you think would be the most effective methods to make the public aware of new laws in your community?

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New Security Policies

According to the program: What new policy has the Department of Homeland Security implemented with regard to air travel? What led to this policy change?

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In your opinion, how might this new policy affect international travel, if at all?

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Math and Science Program

What school subjects are the focus of a new education program announced by President Barack Obama yesterday? Why do you think that President Obama chose these subjects to be a national priority?

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What are some of the goals of this new program? Do you think that providing training to new and current teachers will increase student test scores? Why or why not?

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In your opinion, which educational subjects, if any, should be national priorities? Explain your rationale.

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Florida Freezing

How have recent weather conditions affected the state of Florida?

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According to the report, what part of Florida's economy is potentially at risk due to cold weather? What methods are some people using to try to lessen the effects of cold weather on this economic sector?

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How do you think that severe weather's potential impact on Florida's crops might affect the economy of the rest of the nation?

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New Year, New Laws

What are some of the new U.S. laws that are going into effect in 2010?

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Do you know of any new laws in your state? If so, what are they, and what impact might these laws have on you and your community?

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If you could establish a new law, what would it be and why would you want it passed?

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