5 Proven Benefits Of Play

Authors: National Public Radio

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The nation's doctors are being enlisted in a new fight: reclaiming children's right to play. A research paper urges pediatricians to prescribe playtime.

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The School Shootings That Weren't

Authors: National Public Radio

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The federal government said schools reported 235 shootings in one school year. But an NPR investigation finds that more than two-thirds of these reported incidents never happened.

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What Your State Is Doing To Beef Up Civics Education

Authors: National Public Radio

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Not enough people know how a bill becomes a law and other aspects of civic life. More than half the states are trying to fix that. See how your state is doing and take our quiz.

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