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Teacher Tenure Fight Spills Into N.Y., Where A New Lawsuit Brews  |   

A new salvo has been fired in the fight over teacher tenure. A group led by former TV anchor Campbell Brown filed a complaint in New York state court, arguing that tenure laws are preventing the state from providing every child with the "sound, basic education" its constitution guarantees.

Teacher Tenure Lawsuits Spread From California To New York  |   

Why are so many low-income and minority kids getting second-class educations in the U.S.? That question is at the center of the heated debate about tenure protections and who gets them.

Lessons In Manhood: A Boys' School Turns Work Into Wonders  |   

At the East Bay School for Boys, teachers try to channel students' frenetic energy into resilience and creativity. They call shop class "work," and emphasize softer skills like empathy.

Veterans Advocacy Group Puts Corinthian Colleges On Blacklist  |   

This past week, a group called Student Veterans of America announced a list of for-profit colleges that they claim are recruiting vets while simultaneously closing and selling off campuses. NPR's Eric Westervelt speaks with SVA president D. Wayne Robinson.

Q&A: How Is The Native College Experience Different?  |   

For Native American students, getting ready for college can be thrilling, alienating, and downright infuriating.

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