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St. Louis Schools To Reopen After Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Renee Montagne talks to Kevin Grawer, principal of Maplewood Richmond Heights High School, and senior Jazmen Bell, about their efforts to diffuse racial tension and how Ferguson has affected them.

Teach For America At 25: With Maturity, New Pressure To Change

Now a fixture on the education landscape, TFA faces new challenges — from inside and out.

Why Colleges Adjudicate Their Own Campus Crimes

Colleges are under scrutiny for bungling recent sexual assault cases. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to correspondent Tovia Smith about why schools and not police typically handle these cases.

The History of Campus Sexual Assault

Sixty years of research on campus rape yields scholarly insight into prevention and accountability.

What Every School Can Learn From Preschools

A new report argues that non-academic "skills for success" can and should be cultivated and assessed in older students.

Talking (Very Frankly) About Sex On Campus

Sex Week events are designed to foster an open, healthy discussion about sex.
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Virginia To Reconsider Standardized Tests

A Virginia committee has laid out 12 ways that schools in the commonwealth can move away from teaching to the test.

Mississippi Schools Sue State For More Money

Mississippi has long ranked near the bottom of the states in educational performance. In a bid to change that, 21 school districts are suing the state for more than $200 million in education funding.

Kids Get In On The Action With NaNoWriMo

November is national novel writing month and some schools are participating by having students write long-form fiction.

In Pakistan, A Self-Styled Teacher Holds Class For 150 In A Cowshed

In a remote village, poor children are on the front line of an education battle. The village's only educated person aims to teach them — and shame teachers who are paid but don't show up for work.