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(CNN Student News) -- March 10, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What role, if any, do you think that the media should play in raising public awareness about historic achievements?

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Same-Sex Marriage

In what U.S. city was same-sex marriage legal for the first time on Tuesday?

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According to the report: How did same-sex couples in this city gain the right to be married? How did critics of the law respond to the way that it was enacted?

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What is your opinion of same-sex marriage?

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Shorter School Weeks

According to the program: Why are some U.S. school districts considering a four-day school week? What concerns have been raised about this idea?

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What do you think might be the benefits and drawbacks of a four-day school week for students, parents, teachers and school districts?

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Would you prefer a four-day or five-day school week? Explain your rationale.

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Keys to Success

Who is Steve Perry? What details does Perry reveal about his background during the segment?

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What advice does Perry offer during the interview? What does Perry say regarding the value of grades? Do you agree with Perry's statements? Why or why not?

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Female Pilot Heroes

What was the WASP program? What impact did this program have on the American war effort in World War II?

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What do the former WASP members featured in the report say about their experiences?

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How is the U.S. government recognizing the WASPs today? Why do you think that the government is recognizing the accomplishments of this unit at this point in time?

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