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Virginia Schools Experiment Targets Minority Students

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An experiment is taking place at one of the lowest-performing school districts in Virginia.
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An experiment is taking place at one of the lowest-performing school districts in Virginia.

One of the lowest-performing school districts in Virginia is teaching advanced math and critical thinking skills to minority 7th and 8th grade students. And as Sarah McConnell reports, the experiment is producing dramatic results...

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Aug. 4, 2015

You can see two exhibits and rub elbows with the artists behind the work.
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The Surprising Roots of Barbecue

We speak with culinary historian Michael Twitty about the roots of familiar southern dishes in African and Native American food traditions.

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President Obama's Iran Speech

Veteran journalist Marvin Kalb joins us to discuss the parallels between JFK's nuclear disarmament speech fifty years ago and President Obama's speech on the nuclear deal with Iran.

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Sexist Reactions To An Ad Spark #ILookLikeAnEngineer Campaign

After being surprised by online responses to her appearance in a recruiting ad, engineer Isis Wenger wanted to see if anyone else felt like they didn't fit a "cookie-cutter mold."

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