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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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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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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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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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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Real Parents, Real Talk About Kids And Screens

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We live in a world of screens. And in this digital age — with so many devices and distraction — it's one of the things parents worry about most: How much time should their kids spend staring at their phones and computers? What's the right balance between privacy and self-discovery?

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PBS KIDS Premieres SPLASH AND BUBBLES “One Big Ocean” Movie, January 16

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PBS KIDS’ newest series invites children to “Dive in!” to the fascinating world of ocean science while building important social-emotional skills

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A Lifetime of Inspiration

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Beth Kaltsulas, a math teacher at Yankton Middle School, has been selected as the 2017 South Dakota Teacher of the Year.

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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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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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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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5 Education Stories To Watch In 2017

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The election of Donald Trump has changed the landscape for K-12 and higher education. In his annual New Year's predictions, NPR's Claudio Sanchez tells us what he thinks it all means.

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