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The Sesame Workshop app called Big Bird's Words helps children not only learn new vocabulary, but also understand the interconnectedness between words. Sesame Workshop hide caption

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Vocab Tech For Toddlers Encourages 'Anytime, Anywhere Learning'

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Thomas O'Donnell reads about Twiggle the Turtle to his kindergartners at Matthew Henson Elementary School in Baltimore. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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Why Emotional Learning May Be As Important As The ABCs

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Hugo High School, like many public schools in Oklahoma, was a battleground in the fight over Common Core. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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Common Core Repeal, The Day After

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Edward Blum, director of the Project on Fair Representation, announced at a Nov. 17 news conference the filing of two lawsuits challenging admissions policies at Harvard and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Daniel Majook Gai from South Sudan goes in and out of his war-torn country to help children there go to school. Courtesy of Project Education South Sudan hide caption

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A 'Lost Boy' Helps The Girls Of South Sudan Find An Education

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Lily McBeth Pioneered Classroom Opportunities For Transgender Teachers

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Military Children from WAMU's Breaking Ground project sheds light on the challenges of being the child of soldiers. Kavitha Cardoza/WAMU hide caption

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An illustration depicts Jesus Christ transforming water into wine during the wedding at Cana (John 2:7). Joseph Martin Kronheim/Kean Collection/Getty Images hide caption

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What Would Jesus Drink? A Class Exploring Ancient Wines Asks

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Florence Allen Jones, right, is part of the education ministry's classes-by-radio team. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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Where Ebola Has Closed Schools, A Radio Program Provides A Faint Signal Of Hope

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