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(CNN Student News) -- April 28, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

How do you think that your school could use media to encourage students to perform well academically?

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Bank Investigation

What is the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)? Why is the SEC investigating Goldman Sachs? How has Goldman responded to the accusations being made against it?

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According to the report: What have some Republican lawmakers said about the SEC's investigation of Goldman Sachs? How has the SEC responded to these allegations?

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What do you think are some of the challenges that a government agency faces when it launches an investigation?

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Tarmac Delay Rule

According to the program: What new airline passenger rule goes into effect tomorrow? What statements have supporters and opponents made about this rule? With which side do you agree, if either? Explain.

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In your opinion, what impact might this rule have on air travel? Explain.

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If you could make one change to the airline industry, what would it be and why?

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GPAs & Sports

How does East Union High School tie academics to its athletic programs, as seen in the report? What do the students and school officials say in the report about the relationship between academics and athletics?

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How would you describe the role of academics in your school's athletics program? How do you think that students would respond if your school took actions similar to the ones taken by East Union High School?

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