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(CNN Student News) -- March 17, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

How do you think that visual graphics can help to explain a news story?

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Health Care Debate

According to the program: What political process are some lawmakers considering in order to pass a health care reform bill? How have some Democratic and Republican lawmakers responded to this proposal?

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In your opinion, what impact, if any, might the actions taken by lawmakers with regard to health care reform have on their re-election campaigns?

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Synagogue Protests

According to the segment: What led to protests in the city of Jerusalem yesterday? What statements did Israelis and Palestinians make about the situation?

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What steps, if any, do you think can be taken to ease the tensions between Palestinians and Israelis?

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Tiger's Return

What announcement did Tiger Woods make yesterday regarding his future in the sport of golf?

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What do you think might be the impact of Woods' return to the sport? Explain.

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"F"ailing Grade List

According to the program: Why did a middle school principal in Wisconsin post a list of students who had failing grades? How did some parents react to the list being made public? What action did the principal take in response to parent complaints?

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In your opinion, does the principal's original reason for posting the list outweigh the privacy concerns of the students involved? Why or why not?

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Can you think of other ways to encourage struggling students to complete assignments?

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