CrosswordPuzzle

ACROSS
1 Students across the country are opting out of these
2 Journalist who recently won an Academy Award for her documentary film CitizenFour
3 These are polluting ecosystems and causing a severe decline in populations of freshwater animals

DOWN
1 Smallest country in continental America
2 State where Assemblymember Luis Alejo is trying to pass a bill to require public schools to offer ethnic studies classes
3 Just banned in New York state
4 Campaign that hopes to enable rural economies to depend on agriculture rather than prisons
5 New prime minister of Greece is a member of this political party
6 Person who informs an organization or the public about illegal activity happening within the government or an organization
7 Co-owner of historic black newspaper The Free Speech and Headlight
8 These animals are capable of learning foreign dialects

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Answers:
ACROSS: 1. STANDARDIZED TESTS 2. LAURA POITRAS 3. PHARMACEUTICALS
DOWN: 1. EL SALVADOR 2. CALIFORNIA 3. FRACKING 4. MILK NOT JAILS 5. SYRIZA 6. WHISTLEBLOWER 7. IDA B WELLS 8. CHIMPANZEES