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Kids build robots with Popsicle sticks at an Oakland meeting of Hacker Scouts, a group that encourages young people to create do-it-yourself crafts and electronics. Jon Kalish for NPR hide caption

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With Growth Of 'Hacker Scouting,' More Kids Learn To Tinker

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Catching Up With Remedial Courses In College

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Can Lawmakers Prevent Mass Shootings?

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David Thweatt, the school superintendent in Harrold, Texas, is seen in 2008. Troubled by school shootings around the country, Thweatt decided to arm school staff. Tony Gutierrez/AP hide caption

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Amid Calls For Gun Control, Some Push For Weapons At School

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Among Schools With Shootings, A 'Tragic Fraternity'

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Schools Re-Examine Security After Newtown Shooting

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The Politics And Psychology Of Gun Culture

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Profiling A Shooter: 'Needle In A Haystack'

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Teenager's Faith At Odds With Locator Tags In School IDs

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Ct. Teacher Struggles With What To Tell His Students

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Alan Alda's Challenge to Scientists: What is Time?

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Why A Principal Created His Own Currency

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Parents leading a revolt to take over an elementary school say it has failed their children. From left: Cynthia Ramirez with her son, Mason; Doreen Diaz; Bartola DelVillar; and Kathy Duncan. Claudio Sanchez/NPR hide caption

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In California, Parents Trigger Change At Failing School

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New Logo At University Of California Causes Uproar

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