New Orleans has become the center of an education revolution, where more than 70 percent of students attend a charter school. By many measures, student achievement has improved. But the city's new system has led to questions about whether the district is truly open to the most challenging students.
School spirit at Penn State was dealt another blow Saturday when it lost its last home game of the football season to Nebraska. The loss comes just days after the firing of the university's iconic head coach Joe Paterno and the arrest of former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky on 40 counts of abusing young boys. NPR's Jeff Brady reports on the game's aftermath.
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