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No 'I' In 'Team': Yale-Harvard Game Makes QB Choose

A chance for a Rhodes Scholarship, or the chance to battle your arch-rival football team? Yale quarterback Patrick Witt faced this agonizing choice; Audie Cornish has more.

A Gift Given Back To Audie Cornish's Teacher

As part of NPR's partnership with StoryCorps' National Day of Listening, host Audie Cornish sits down with her former high school history teacher, Lynne Ramsay.
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Officials Offering To Open 3 New D.C. Middle Schools

D.C. schools officials are offering to create three new middle schools that would enable students to participate in specialty programs.


More To Learn From Linda Wertheimer's Old Prof

As part of NPR's partnership with StoryCorps National Day of Listening, guest host Linda Wertheimer sits down with a teacher she's admired for many years. Karl Case is a retired professor of economics at her alma mater, Wellesley College.
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DCPS Slammed For Failing Special Needs Students

A U.S. District Judge has panned the DCPS for a "persistent failure" to provide services to disabled preschool students.


The Parenting Dance: Hold Tight While Letting Go

Sarah Littman is struggling a little with her son, Joshua, being away at college. He is having a hard time adjusting to being away from home and understanding why he's in college in the first place.
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Study: Virginia School Discipline Too Harsh

Disciplinary procedures in Virginia schools are causing more problems than they solve, particularly for special needs and African-American students, according to a study.