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Haziz Self says that he's learned "what it means to live up to your principl...
Imagine a school where classes are organized not by subject but by project — a school created not by administrators, but by teachers fed up with the status quo. A school where kids from a city's...
Will it rain or not? How you interpret the forecast could mean the differenc...
This week, All Things Considered is exploring how people interpret probability. What does it mean to us, for example, when a doctor says an operation has a 70 percent chance of success?One of the...
Eerie protective suits and shiny body bags have fueled rumors about the orig...
"A lady had a snake in a bag. When somebody opened the bag, that made the lady die."That's the beginning of a story that Temba Morris often hears about the origins of Ebola. Morris runs a government...
The 1954 Elvis Presley single "You're a Heartbreaker," recorded at one of th...
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Putting charter school research under a microscope....
The University of Arkansas today released what it calls a "first ever" study exploring the relationship between charter school funding and student achievement.Here at NPR Ed we get a lot of press...