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What It Takes (And Means) To Learn English As An Adult

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Coachella Valley High School math teacher Eddie Simoneau uses iPads with his students. Matt Hamilton/Coachella Valley Unified School District hide caption

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For The Tablet Generation, A Lesson In Digital Citizenship

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Marilyn Block tutors Jason White at a local library during a one-on-one session that is part of the Literacy Council of Montgomery County, in Maryland. Kavitha Cardoza/WAMU hide caption

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Turning The Page On Illiteracy, Adults Go Back To Class

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Teachers Share Their Top Safety Concerns

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Is The SAT Creating A Generation Of Bad Writers?

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Students at Coachella Valley Unified School District use iPads during a lesson. The district's superintendent is promoting the tablet initiative as a way to individualize learning. Coachella Valley Unified School District hide caption

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A School's iPad Initiative Brings Optimism And Skepticism

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In June, people gathered in Newtown, Conn., to remember the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Newtown Residents Demolish A School, And Violent Memories

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A sparse but enthusiastic crowd watches Jackson State during a scrimmage at homecoming. Jackson State filed suit against Grambling State for lost revenue after a boycott by Grambling players prompted Jackson State's homecoming game to be canceled. Charles Smith/AP hide caption

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The University of Miami's athletic director, Blake James, walks to an NCAA Committee on Infractions hearing in Indianapolis in June. The school's failings "enabled a culture of noncompliance," the NCAA said Tuesday, in announcing penalties for the school and its football and men's basketball coaches. Michael Conroy/AP hide caption

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At the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., the graduating class has been about 16 percent female since the institution first accepted women more than 30 years ago. Mike Groll/AP hide caption

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West Point Women: A Natural Pattern Or A Camouflage Ceiling?

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