John Scarborough, a fourth-year pharmacy student at Lipscomb University, talks to high schoolers during a vocational career training class. Courtesy of Lipscomb University hide caption

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Hugo Villavicencio talks to kindergarten students at Lenicia B. Weemes Elementary School about the importance of attending school. Benjamin Brayfield/Southern California Public Radio/KPCC hide caption

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For his study Professor Benjamin Schmidt culled roughly 14 million reviews from the website Rate My Professor. Blue dots represent male professors, red dots female. The farther right the dot, the more often that the word on the left was used to describe the professor. Alyson Hurt hide caption

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Schools in Colorado are trying to find effective ways to teach the health effects of marijuana use. "When it's legal for your parents to smoke it or grow it," says one educator, "that changes the conversation." David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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"Howard Project" participants (left to right) Kevin Peterman, Taylor Davis, Ariel Alford and Leighton Watson in the Howard University library. Emily Jan/NPR hide caption

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In a statement, Carnegie Mellon apologized for the "miscommunication" with applicants. Ken Andreyo/AP Photo/Carnegie Mellon hide caption

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A crib sheet created to aid police-student interactions might be the first of its kind. The sheet was created by Akron, Ohio, high school students with help from the city's police department. M.L. Schultze /WKSU hide caption

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When the homebrewing gets good, the teachers turn pro. Kegs of Line 51 beer fill an Oakland warehouse. Eric Westervelt/NPR hide caption

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