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Teaching Teachers In San Francisco, Calif.

The San Francisco Teacher Residency helps historically underserved students who are able to improve equity and achievement in math, science and bilingual Spanish.
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D.C.'s Education Debate Hits The RNC

Patrick Mara, a Republican member of D.C.'s State Board of Education, joins us in the studio.

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The Politics Of Education With Michelle Rhee

We chat with former D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee about why she's at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., pushing GOP officials on education policy.

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Is Algebra Necessary?

Algebra has long been a required math course for teenagers, but some argue it’s not for all students. Differing views on the value of teaching algebra.


At Penn State, New Students Weigh Stigma Of Scandal

The university reports it will exceed its enrollment goal as the fall term begins. Still, new students and their parents have some pragmatic questions about how the scandal will affect them.

U. Of Colorado To Students: No Guns In Dorms, Please

The University of Colorado, Boulder, is now allowing students with concealed carry permits to carry handguns in almost all campus areas. The policy follows a state Supreme Court ruling that overturned a university ban on all handguns on campus.