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After-School Program Puts Message Of Respect Where Baltimore's Eyes Can See It

In a city where 15 juveniles were murdered last year, a Latino youth program is spreading a message of unity and nonviolence.

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'Cheated' Out Of An Education: Book Replays UNC's Student-Athlete Scandal

Authors Jay Smith and Mary Willingham explain how the school steered athletes to pass-through courses in order to keep players eligible.
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In Congress, New Attention To Student-Privacy Fears

A House bill seeks to restrict what private companies can do with information collected on students.
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Fundraising Site For Teachers Illuminates Classroom Disparities

Since DonorsChoose.org launched in 2000, teachers have been able to crowdfund rather than use their own money to pay for supplies. A broader look at the site's data shows who needs what.
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Police Suspend Investigation Of U.Va. Rape Claims Made In 'Rolling Stone'

The Charlottesville Police Department said they were unable to uncover evidence that corroborated a story about a University of Virginia student who said she was raped during a 2012 fraternity party.
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Jurors Resume Deliberating Atlanta Public Schools Cheating Case

Twelve ex-educators are accused of changing students' test scores in a scandal dating back to 2009. Jurors have six months of evidence to go through, including testimony from more than 130 witnesses.
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As Scandals Continue To Hit Fraternities, How Can Misconduct Be Prevented?

Three fraternities have been suspended or closed this month alone. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Caitlin Flanagan, a writer for The Atlantic, about her year-long investigation of the Greek system.
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With Fewer New Teachers, Why Do Some Stick Around?

As teacher training enrollment drops, we wanted to know: Why do some teachers stay in the profession?
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Investment Guru Teaches Financial Literacy While Serving Life Sentence

At San Quentin Prison in Calif., an inmate nicknamed "Wall Street" has gained a reputation for his stock-picking prowess while serving a life sentence.
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Fourth-Graders Get Rough Lesson In Politics

Melissa Block talks to Jim Cutting, a teacher at Lincoln Akerman School in New Hampshire, who led his fourth-graders' effort to turn a bill into a law, only to have it rejected right in front of them.

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