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(CNN Student News) -- March 25, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What criteria do you think that journalists use to determine whether to report on a new development in an ongoing story?

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Senate Debate

What is the U.S. Senate debating this week regarding health care reform?

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According to the report, how have Senate Democrats and Republicans responded to this debate so far?

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Canceled Prom Lawsuit

Who is Constance McMillen? According to the program, what decision did a judge make regarding McMillen's lawsuit against her high school?

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Why do you think that both sides in this case say that they are happy with the judge's decision?

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Summer Jobs Outlook

What did a recent survey reveal about this year's summer job market?

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Are you planning to get a job this summer? If so, what challenges do you think that you might face in finding a summer job?

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What advice is given in the program for helping teens land a summer job? What do you think that you can do to make an impression on a potential employer? Explain.

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Creative Intelligence

What is creative intelligence?

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What do you think might be the potential benefits and drawbacks, for both a college and its applicants, of prospective students submitting videos that demonstrate creative intelligence?

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What are some of the examples of student videos shown in the report? Which videos, if any, do you think exhibit creative intelligence? Explain your rationale.

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If you were asked to create a video that displays your ability to think creatively, what elements would you include, and why?

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