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Reporters' Notebook: Philadelphia, A Laboratory For Hybrid Schools

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Is The STEM Education Crisis A Myth?

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A Panther Pride sign cheers Washington High School's undefeated football team amid debris from last week's tornado. Anthony Souffle/MCT /Landov hide caption

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Rivals Help Level Playing Field For Tornado-Shattered Team

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Charter Schools In Philadelphia: Educating Without A Blueprint

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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett, a Republican, cut more than $1 billion from the state's K-12 budget, which hit the state-controlled Philadelphia district hardest. Matt Slocum/AP hide caption

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Unrelenting Poverty Leads To 'Desperation' In Philly Schools

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Walking The World: 7 Years And Counting

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Third-grader Kassim West last July at Walter G. Smith Elementary School, one of more than 20 Philadelphia public schools that closed at the end of the school year. Matt Stanley for NPR hide caption

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Kids Pay The Price In Fight Over Fixing Philadelphia Schools

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NASA's PhoneSat, a 4-by-4-inch CubeSat satellite, will use an Android smartphone as its motherboard. It was among the 29 satellites launched Tuesday from Wallops Island, Va. Another miniature satellite, developed by high school students, also was on board. Dominic Hart/AP hide caption

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First Satellite Developed By High Schoolers Sent Into Space

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Six students and a visitor have fallen ill with meningitis at Princeton University in New Jersey, shown here in August 2013. All have recovered or are recovering, officials said. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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How Court's Bus Ruling Sealed Differences In Detroit Schools

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Small, Private Colleges Woo Veterans With Scholarships

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