Summer Reading For Your Woke Kid

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Looking for books to feed your child's curiosity and ignite the social activist inside of them? Here's our list of children's books to keep your child occupied all summer long.

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Why Summer Jobs Don't Pay

Authors: National Public Radio

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The minimum wage is flat, college tuition is up and students are broke: Summer jobs just don't have the purchasing power they used to, especially when you look at the cost of college.

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Teacher Of The Year In Oklahoma Moves To Texas For The Money

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Oklahoma teachers are some of the lowest paid in the country. After it was clear they wouldn't be getting a raise in 2017, the former teacher of the year called it quits.

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I Am Learning Inglés: A Dual-Language Comic

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In a dual-language classroom, sometimes you're the student and sometimes you're the teacher. Here's what it's like for 6-year-old Merari.

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School Vouchers Get 2 New Report Cards

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New research from Indiana and Louisiana provides clarity in the voucher debate.

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How It All Turned Out: A Kindergarten Story, 13 Years Later

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NPR was there for 5-year-old Sam's first day of kindergarten back in 2004. His parents wondered if he was ready. This month, as he graduated from high school, they're still asking that question.

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Transgender Teachers Talk About Their Experiences At School

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There's been a lot of national attention on transgender students this school year. Here's a look at the lives and careers of two transgender teachers.

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Teen Sex-Ed Resources For Oh, Oh, Those Summer Nights

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Summer is a time when kids claim more independence. And parents worry about keeping them out of trouble. A new generation of resources covers topics like puberty, consent and STDs.

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This Week In Education: DeVos, Discrimination, Desegregation

Authors: National Public Radio

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The week's education news featured debate over Harvard's rescinding of admissions for several incoming freshmen and the education secretary's contentious hearing on Capitol Hill.

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Education Aid Eludes Countries That Need It Most

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Even as overall aid increases, the share of that money going to education has stagnated — leaving least developed countries in the lurch.

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