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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...
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...
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...