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Power Breakfast For March 31, 2010

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Leaving behind 'No Child Left Behind.'

Across the country, students are sharpening their Number Two pencils in preparation for end of the year standardized tests. By this time next year, President Barack Obama wants to have replaced "No Child Left Behind" with a new law dictating how to test students and evaluate schools.

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports.

NPR

'Southside With You' Has Us Asking: Where Is The Love In Black Movies?

The movie Southside with You is opening in theaters. The film follows Michelle and Barack Obama's very first date, and shows something we don't get too see too often in film: black romance.
NPR

Ramen Noodles Are Now The Prison Currency Of Choice

Ramen will buy anything from smuggled fruit to laundry services from fellow inmates, a study at one prison finds. It's not just that ramen is tasty: Prisoners say they're not getting enough food.
NPR

Episode 721: Unbuilding A City

Why is it so hard to knock down 17 vacant houses in a shrinking city?
WAMU 88.5

Want To Play Video Games Made In D.C.? Here's Your Chance.

An event called District Arcade brings together 23 locally made video games.

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