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DeKalb County Schools Not Admitting New Students From Ebola-Stricken Areas

Officials won't accept new students from afflicted nations without proper medical documents and superintendent approval.

The New Vocabulary Of Urban Education

The names that many big-city schools, teachers and students use to describe themselves are changing. Exhibit A: New Orleans.

Developer Ben Carter. Courtesy The Wilbert Group.

Developer Ben Carter Gives Interview, Doesn’t Like What We Asked

GPB sits down for an interview with developer Ben Carter about his plans for Broughton Street that doesn't go as planned.

New Research Suggests Small High Schools May Help After All

A New York City entrant in a long-running research controversy over the effectiveness of small high schools reveals that a reform derided as a failure has positive impact.

At London's Tincan, Eating Canned Fish Is The Height Of Luxury

One of the city's newest restaurants aims to elevate canned fish to an object of desire. There's no kitchen and no chef. The owners argue that tinned goods can be a greener gourmet choice.

Poetry In Motion: Prima Ballerina Retires After 3-Decade Career

Wendy Whelan, 47, will give her final performance with the New York City Ballet on Saturday. NPR spent time with the dancer as she prepared for her goodbye.

Nigerian Truce With Boko Haram Raises Hopes For Schoolgirls' Release

The deal, announced by the country's defense chief, included negotiations for the release of more than 200 girls who were abducted by the extremist group in April.

White House Appoints An Ebola 'Czar'

President Obama has selected former White House adviser Ron Klain to coordinate the U.S. response to the deadly disease.

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