With more than seven billion people living in the world today, there are countless newsworthy stories waiting to be told. In this course students become real-world news reporters, researching and writing for the Global News Network. Students explore human rights, the environment, global security, international economic systems, and much more. Students learn how to perform accurate research and fact-finding missions, while learning how to present their discoveries with clarity and context. Students will also be able to identify tangible global problems and outline well-developed solutions. This course uses current and compelling stories to engage students in the world around them.