'What If We Lived In Two Houses?'

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Talking Kids Through Divorce

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A Chat With 2019's Teacher Of The Year

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Rodney Robinson, a teacher at a juvenile detention center in Richmond, Va., and the 2019 National Teacher of the Year, talks about needing diverse teachers and a culturally relevant curriculum.

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A Mother's Love: Children's Books for Mother's Day

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Today, we celebrate the special connection between mothers and children with books like “Are You My Mother?” and “Tell Me a Story, Mama.” Which of your favorite books would you add to this list?

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Taking Care: The Cost Of Child Care In 2019

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More than 60 percent of parents said it was difficult to find affordable, high-quality child care in their community in a 2015 survey.

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Teacher Appreciation Activity Ideas for next week! Try one!

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How can you express appreciation for a teacher who has educated and inspired your child? Here the National PTA offers ideas for parents, students, and schools to say a meaningful "thank you." Teacher Appreciation week is May 6-May 10.

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8 Ways To Teach Climate Change In Almost Any Classroom

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In an NPR/Ipsos poll, 65% of teachers said they don't talk about climate change because it's not related to the subjects they teach. Here are some tips that you can use in any classroom.

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When The News Is Scary, What To Say To Kids

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Bad news tips

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One Reason Rural Students Don't Go To College: Colleges Don't Go To Them

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"People tend to overlook the rural areas," says David Hochstetler, a high school senior in rural Michigan. "I think it's kind of disappointing because some able students could get looked over."

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'I Need A Degree In Order To Move Forward': Why Some Adults Choose College

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About 7.6 million adults 25 and over attended college in 2018. Among them are a mother of four, a Navy vet and a grandmother finishing what she started more than four decades ago.

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PBS KIDS Celebrates Earth Month!!

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All-New Episodes, Games and Activities, Inspiring Families and Educators to Explore the Outdoors

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Does It Matter Where You Go To College?

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Some Context For The Admissions Scandal

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What If Elite Colleges Switched To A Lottery For Admissions?

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What if we just pulled names out of a hat to find out who gets into America's top colleges? K-12 lottery systems might give us an idea about what would happen.

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Celebrate Earth Day and the Arrival of Spring with Themed Programming on PBS and PBS.org

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Throughout April and beyond, PBS will celebrate Earth Day and the arrival of spring with programs that explore topics from the change of seasons in North America to the way scientists and politicians came together to fix the hole in the ozone layer.

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Do You Think The College Application Process Is Fair? Tell Us Your Experience

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NPR wants to talk to college students and recent graduates about their college admissions experience.

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How Admissions Really Work: If The College Admissions Scandal Shocked You, Read This

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There are lots of legal ways that wealthy students get into America's top schools.

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