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Why Some Parents Are Sitting Kids Out Of Tests
Sixty percent of parents think there is too much emphasis on testing. Are they right?
DOJ Report Condemns Ferguson Police Department's Practices
NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Phillip Atiba Goff, president of the Center for Policing Equity, about his reaction to the Justice Department's investigation into the Ferguson, Mo., Police Department.
Animal-Rights Advocates Cheer End Of Elephants In Circus
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Katherine Meyer, an attorney with the Wildlife Advocacy Project, about how animal advocates are celebrating the end of elephants in the Ringling Bros. circus.
Transgender Students Learn To Navigate School Halls
A new poll shows that fewer young people see gender as limited to female and male. Youth Radio reporter Nanette Thompson talks with two students about their experiences at school.
Many Question Lack Of Plea Deal In Boston Bombing Case
The dramatic admission of guilt by Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's defense team in its opening statement Wednesday has generated questions about the trial now underway.
Colorado Debates Whether IUDs Are Contraception Or Abortion
A Colorado program has allowed more than 30,000 women to get long-term contraception for free, lowering teen birth and abortion rates. Now lawmakers have to decide if it can qualify for state funding.
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