Resources for CTE Students

CTE Online Comprehensive online lesson library EverFi Online lessons for middle school and high school students, including STEM, Digital Wellness, Character Ed, Financial Literacy, and more iCEV College and career readiness Kuder Navigator All PISD students have...

Somalia’s Smuggling Problem

Background The Federal Republic of Somalia1 is a country situated on the Horn of Africa, bordering Ethiopia, Kenya, and Djibouti. It was a colony of Italy2 until after the Second World War; it then came under British administration until Somali independence3 in 1960,...

U.S.-Mexico Tensions

BACKGROUND The Unites States and its neighbor to the south, Mexico, have had very high tensions building up in the past years. Some say these tensions may have started during the U.S-Mexican War in 1846, while others contend these tensions predate the war....

Middle East: Regional Disorder

BACKGROUND The Middle East’s regional conflicts have been fueled for many centuries, with no plans to cease soon. In fact, many analysts even believe the next Arab uprising could be happening in plain sight. As more and more violent protests emerge, it is...