Monty has been certified as a therapy dog in both the U.S. and the U.K., where he formerly worked as a rat-catcher in a horse barn. Courtesy of Yale University hide caption

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Chicago Public Schools' Safe Passage program places adults along the routes students take to and from school to keep an eye out for trouble. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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The Hartford, Conn., school district slated the Moylan School for redesign last year. Jeff Cohen for NPR hide caption

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The University of the South, better known as Sewanee, plans to cut tuition by 10 percent next year. Alex S. MacLean/The University of the South, hide caption

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