Nicaraguan children have fun at a free playland built by the government in Managua on November 4, 2011. Rodrigo Arangua/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Kids!

Today: the lighter and darker sides of childhood. We examine Latino studies (or lack thereof) and the uneven impact of dress code policies. And from the mouths of babes comes this week's sabiduría.

Unaccompanied Minors
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Lacking Latino Studies
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Niño Wrestles the World
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NYC's First Latina Librarian
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Reviving Mixteco
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Dress for Success?
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Friday

This week we take a look at comedy – who tells the jokes, who writes the shows, how to use comedy to fix problems like the pothole on your street, and activists trying to take racial caricatures out of comedy. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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