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Q&A: Raising Kids Who Want To Read

In his new book, Raising Kids Who Read, Daniel Willingham wants to be clear: There's a big difference between teaching kids to read and teaching them to love reading.

Talking About Great Teachers At SXSWedu

The NPR Ed Team is all about great teaching so how could we attend the annual SXSW education conference and not

Finalists For UGA Graduate School Dean To Visit Athens

Four finalists for the position of dean of the University of Georgia Graduate School are set to visit Athens in the coming weeks. The university says a committee identified the four finalists after a national search.
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Watch Live: Closing Arguments Continue In Atlanta Test Cheating Trial

Closing arguments will continue in the trial of a dozen former Atlanta Public Schools educators accused of participating in a test cheating conspiracy that drew nationwide attention.

Why Many Smart, Low-Income Students Don't Apply To Elite Schools

Right now, high school seniors across the country are trying hard not to think about what is or isn't coming in the mail.
Atlanta Public Schools

Watch Live: Closing Arguments Underway In Atlanta Test Cheating Trial

Closing arguments are underway Monday in the trial of a dozen former Atlanta Public Schools educators accused of participating in a test cheating conspiracy that drew nationwide attention.

Six Things We Learned At South By Southwest EDU

The NPR Ed team is back from Austin, where we connected with hundreds of educators and people excited about education at the annual South By Southwest Edu Conference.

The (Million-Dollar) Value Of Great Teaching

What's the best way to engage and prepare students? For 10 teachers across the world that's the million-dollar question literally.
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Emory University Offers Course On Ferguson Shooting, Fallout

Emory University in Atlanta will offer a course next fall focused on the impact of the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri.
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Ga. Senate Approves Resolution To Change AP History Exam

The state Senate has passed a resolution demanding that the New York-based College Board redo its most recent revision of the Advancement Placement U.S. History exam.

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