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CLASSROOM NEWSBREAK®

MARCH 2, 2015

Did Gerbils Cause the
Black Death?

A new study challenges the long-held belief that rats were responsible for deadly outbreaks of the bubonic plague


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February 27, 2015

A Mummified Monk

A scan of an ancient statue of the Buddha reveals a mysterious mummy inside

February 25, 2015

Parking in Space

The International Space Station is making "parking spaces" for some brand new spaceships

February 23, 2015

Happy Chinese New Year!

February 19 kicked off the Year of the Goat in the Chinese calendar

February 19, 2015

Hunting Down Hackers

The White House announces a plan to protect the country against cybersecurity threats

February 17, 2015

A Fragile Cease-Fire
in Ukraine

Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists agree to temporarily stop fighting

February 13, 2015

Do Dolphins Have Feelings?

Scientists discover that Atlantic spotted dolphins may grieve the loss of other dolphins

 


news for kids by kids

Walking on Icicles

Our Kid Reporter visits a real-life ice castle

Top Dog

Miss P becomes the second beagle in history to win “Best in Show” at the Westminster dog show
 

from our magazines

A Wonderful Life, Oxygen
Tube and All

Claire was born with a deadly disease, but she's still a regular teen who says she's “happier than most healthy people.”

Tigers on the Rebound?

Populations of the big cats in India are bouncing back


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Meet the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps  

Our 32 reporters, who are based around the country and across the globe, will report on stories that matter to kids.
Learn more about them here.

 



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Making Crayons

Art magazine visits a crayon factory to see how the colorful objects are made.

 
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Protecting Your Head

Math magazine demonstrates the importance of wearing helmets.

 
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Harriet Tubman

Celebrate Black History Month with Action magazine and learn more about Harriet Tubman.

 
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Where's the Water?

Scholastic News dives into the major drought problem in California.

 
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Immigration Nation

Learn about the rich, diverse history of the United States with The New York Times Upfront