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Moms Around The World Teach Their Kids A Lot Of Cool Rules

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Global mothers give special wisdom depending where they live. What do you call your elders? Do you know how to gather firewood? What's the family password?

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5 Pieces Of Wisdom For Kindergarten Teachers

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Teaching 5-year-olds how to read and count, while molding them into kind, confident students isn't easy. In kindergarten, every day is a surprise, says Marissa McGee, one of our 50 Great Teachers.

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Career And Technical Education: Boom Or Bust?

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Vocational education in high schools fell out of favor decades ago. For career and technical education to succeed today, a key researcher says a lot has to change.

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12-Year-Old Genius Says He's A Normal Kid

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Tanishq Abraham says he likes playing video games. But he really isn't like ordinary children, Abraham has been a MENSA member since he was four years old. He Gave a TED Talk when he was nine.

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Tufts University Grads Hear From Several Commencement Speakers

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The graduates heard from actor Hank Azaria and some of the characters he voices on The Simpsons. Chief Wiggum, Apu and the Comic Book Guy were just a few of the voices Azaria did for the crowd.

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How A Theory Of Crime And Policing Was Born, And Went Terribly Wrong

Decades ago, researchers introduced a new theory of policing. It's called "broken windows" and is seen by many as a...

Texas Lawmakers Trade Assault Allegations After One Calls ICE On Protesters

By the time the final day of Texas' legislative term had ended, Immigration and Customs Enforcement had been called...

'Asking God To Forgive Me': N.C. Lawmaker Seeks Redemption For War Votes

Driven by a profound regret for his votes to authorize the wars in the Middle East, Rep. Walter B. Jones, R-N.C., is...

Tiger Woods Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI In Florida

The all-time golf great was booked Monday morning in Jupiter, Fla., on suspicion of driving under the influence. He...

Trump Honors Fallen Warriors At Arlington National Cemetery

In his first Memorial Day speech as commander in chief, President Trump paid tribute to those who died in service to...

Frank Deford, NPR's Longtime Philosopher Of Sports, Dies At 78

The sportswriter was a mainstay on Morning Edition for 37 years, applying his keen wit and incisive eye to games of...

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