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NOVEMBER 24, 2015

Talking Turkey

Think turkey was served at the first Thanksgiving? Think again!

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November 20, 2015

Philadelphia Makes History

The Pennsylvania city is honored as the first World Heritage City in the U.S.

November 16, 2015

Tragedy in Paris

After terrorists attacked the capital of France on Friday, leaders worldwide vowed to bring those responsible to justice.

November 10, 2015

Celebrating Veterans Day

Tomorrow people across the country honor those who have served in the U.S. military.

November 6, 2015

The Lost Queen of Egypt

Are scientists close to solving one of ancient Egypt’s biggest mysteries?

November 3, 2015

Where Does Rover Come From?

A new study says dogs were first tamed in Central Asia.

October 27, 2015

Happy Teal-Oween!

The Teal Pumpkin Project helps kids with food allergies have a fun and safe Halloween.

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The Peanuts Movie

A computer-animated film brings to life a beloved comic strip.

Captain Underpants

For Dav Pilkey, words—even silly ones—are powerful.

election 2016

Democrats Debate in Iowa

How would the candidates keep America safe?

Republicans Debate the Issues

Eight candidates share their views on immigration and other topics.


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video highlights

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Solar Impulse Test Flight

Scholastic News takes to the skies to check out the first solar-powered plane.

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Sketch a Figure

Scholastic ART magazine demonstrates how to draw human figures.

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Exploring Mars

Scholastic News magazine attempts to uncover the secrets of the Red Planet.

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Writing a Budget

Math magazine demonstrates how to keep track of the money that you earn and spend.

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Free Speech—and Its Limits

The New York Times Upfront investigates the freedoms and limitations of the First Amendment.