Interactive: You've Got Braille

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Translate your own messages to braille, in this activity from Arthur. This feature introduces children to a form of communication used by some people who are blind or visually impaired. Encourage children to keep an eye out for Braille in the real world.

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Working Class Students Answer: Is College Worth It?

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NPR's Michel Martin visits Madison, Wis. for "Who Needs College?" the latest live event in the "Going There" series. UW-Madison student Sam Park discusses the value of a college education.

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Statement from PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger On Proposed Cuts to Federal Funding for Public Broadcasting

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Proposed budget cuts on Public Broadcasting

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Education Budget Cuts, Student Aid Problems And More

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National K-12 and higher ed news came fast and furious this week. Here are our highlights to help you keep on top.

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Leprechaun Water Bottle Bowling Pins

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Go “green” and play a lucky bowling game with these do-it-yourself Leprechaun Bowling Pins made from recycled plastic bottles!

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DACA, One Student's Story

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More than 750,000 young people have registered under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Many, like college senior Daisy Romero, worry about their future in the U.S.

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Paper Clip Bookmarks

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Nothing’s better than a good read, and I’ve got just the craft to keep your kid’s nose in a book! All you need are a few simple supplies, a little bit of time, and you and your child can create paper clip page markers.

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PBS Kids Family Night

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Beginning Friday, April 21, 2017, the SDPB/PBS Kids 24/7 will debut PBS KIDS Family Night. Watch weekly family viewing events featuring movie specials or themed programming every Friday at 6pm Central, 5pm Mountain, and repeating on Saturday and Sunday evenings at the same time.

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Worried About Screen Time? Don't Let Kids Go It Alone

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New research reinforces the role of a human — an adult or older child — when young kids learn from technology.

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Beyond DeVos, What 5 Key Trump Appointees Could Mean For Schools

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A look at the records of some of President Trump's key appointees to see how they might affect education in the years to come.

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Native American Education: What Will It Take To Fix The 'Epitome Of Broken'?

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The Bureau of Indian Education is 150 years old and is finally undergoing a critical reorganization facilitated by the Obama administration and the bureau itself. But will it be enough?

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Reading with Your Kids

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REACH is a self-paced interactive reading program to engage parents and children as at-home reading partners.

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The Classroom Where Fake News Fails

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Fake news is everywhere, and many Americans in this digital age struggle to sort fact from fiction. The fix: Teach them when they're young.

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Full-Time Kid: Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich

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Packed with nine (that's right, nine!) different flavor zones, this is the ultimate PB & J sandwich! What other spreads would you add?

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Lollipop Flower Valentines

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For an easy and inexpensive DIY Valentine project, make these flower lollipops for your child’s classmates and friends!

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