Friday, Oct.9, 1998

Starting Oct. 12 check out the new USA TODAY Education website at http://


Today's Link:
Today's Link changes daily to provide a range of multidisciplinary activities tied to a top story or stories in USA TODAY of special interest to students.

The 5Ws: Who? What? When? Where? Why? . . . and wow! Let USA TODAY's reporters and editors tell you about their beats in their own words. Power teacher: Aleta Young
Give your lesson plans a jolt with these ideas from USA TODAY's current users — then send us your own!

Access USA: USA TODAY and the National Association of Secondary School Principals are launching a national news relevancy program to help students meet national education standards and the challenges of the real world.

Family focus
From the pages of USA TODAY, today's discussion topic for families and students.

Teachers' tips
Resources and upcoming events