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After Philly Kids Attack Dog With Bleach, PETA Offers Free Empathy Lessons

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A group of minors attacked a dog with bleach and robbed her guardian in Philadelphia. PETA is offering a new lesson to the city’s schools: empathy.

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Close Encounters on Your Campus: It’s PETA’s ‘Abduction’ Experience!

What does it feel like to be an animal abused in experiments? Students on major college campuses are about to find out.

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Is Animal Dissection Effective? A New Review Has the Answer

Animal dissection is still used in some classrooms across the country, but is it really an effective teaching tool? A new review has the answer.

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Know a Kind Teacher? TeachKind Has Free Resources on Instagram for Educators

TeachKind is led by former classroom teachers who create content for teaching compassion. See all the tips and resources you can use with your students this school season!

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TeachKind Hosts ‘Meet the Author’ Events With Stewart Mitchell, Author of ‘Liberation Summer’

Author Stewart Mitchell visited five schools in New York to help kids learn about the importance of having empathy for animals.

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Bigotry begins when categories such as race, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or species are used to justify discrimination.

Shark Hung From School Rafters Prompts PETA Push for Empathy Lessons

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A group of high school students reportedly hung a dead shark from the rafters of their high school as an alleged “senior prank.” PETA’s urging empathy lessons.

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PETA and Crayola Release ‘Little Animal Rights Activist’s First Paint-Throwing Kit’ so Kids Can Make Activism a Blast

Ready, aim, fire! PETA and Crayola teamed up to bring you the Little Animal Rights Activist’s First Paint-Throwing Kit. It’s a blast!

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Students Are Dismantling Speciesism, and You Can Join Them—Find Out How

Are you between the ages of 13 and 24? People like you are leading the way to animal liberation—and you can, too. Follow Students Opposing Speciesism on Instagram to stay in the loop!

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Teacher’s Guest Kills Rabbits Before Dissecting the Animals at a Canadian Elementary School

After students at a Canadian elementary school witnessed a gruesome dissection of rabbits, PETA offered animal-free dissection methods.

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Students: Help Your School Take a Leap in the Right Direction

Every year, millions of animals are killed for classroom dissection. Order FREE stickers and leaflets to help us end it!

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SeaWorld Isn’t a Party Venue—It’s a Prison

If your school is planning to hold an event like prom at SeaWorld or another marine park or dubious aquarium, here are the steps you can take to get it moved to a different location.

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This Student Helped PETA Thwart Funding for Texas Primate Lab

For her work against the Southwest National Primate Research Center, this Texas student is receiving PETA’s Hero to Animals Award.

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Gen Z Is Ready to End Speciesism: SOS Launches New Campaign

Members of the youth-led activist movement SOS are ready to end speciesism and change the world for all animals. Will you join them?

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Register Now to Join the SOS Summer Summit: Level Up and Liberate

SOS’ virtual summer summit has guest speakers, presentations from PETA experts, games, and more. Register today for FREE to secure your spot now!

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WATCH: Students Make Some Noise for Animals at Stores That Sell Fur

Students across the country are putting pressure on Neiman Marcus to end the sale of animals’ stolen fur. Learn how to add your voice to their cause!

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“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind