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With one foot in Europe and the other one in Asia, Turkey straddles ancient cultures and contemporary aspirations. Contrasting views make Turkey a complex and dynamic country in the headlines, behind closed doors and on the world stage. Activities focus on its ancient civilizations, refugee settlements, role in investigating the murder of Post contributing commentator Jamal Khashoggi and future as a leader in the Middle East.

Columnists are informed opinion writers with a distinct voice and style. They have the same ethical and journalistic standards as reporters but add a particular perspective gained through experience, education and a passion for the topic. Columns are strong models for student composition development.

One’s home is one of the biggest investments one makes. The Real Estate supplement and Real Estate Guide provide current information on the market and complicated transactions, how to increase the value of one’s home, and what trends and neighborhoods are receiving attention.

Personal notes and business letters are important forms of communication, documentation and records for historians and sociologists. Beginning with “Dear Colleagues” letters, our You and Your Rights lesson focuses on transgender student access to school bathrooms.

Forming and asking questions is an essential skill of reporters. It has application in many life situations and career paths.

Providing future generations with places that reflect their cultural values and ideals and maintaining their political, social and historic legacy requires a commitment of individuals, organizations and government. After decisions have been made on whether to restore, adapt, preserve or toss, the next steps require collaboration, knowledge and persistence.

Students who know their rights will help ensure that those rights are not ignored. The right to protest is based in the First Amendment rights to assemble to voice objections and to petition government to provide relief to grievances.