Sat., September 13, 2014 9:15am
This Is Your Brain. This Is Your Brain On Music
A new study suggests that learning to play a musical instrument helps improve the brain's ability to process language. That means music lessons could give kids from low-income communities a big boost.
Fri., September 12, 2014 1:30pm
For Teachers, Many Paths Into The Classroom ... Some Say Too Many
One in five newly hired teachers has skipped university preparation for teaching. Indiana is the latest state to make entering the classroom easier.
Fri., September 12, 2014 1:15pm
Playgrounds For All Children: Here's How To Find One
For kids with disabilities, a simple activity like going down a slide can be a challenge. An NPR crowdsourcing project maps inclusive playgrounds fun and safe for all across the country.
Fri., September 12, 2014 9:30am
Giving Every Kid Equal Standing In The School Lunch Line
For students who don't have enough money for a hot lunch each day, visiting the cafeteria can be a source of shame. In Houston, school volunteer Kenny Thompson decided he wanted to change that.
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