Michelle Nimmons (with the red shoe) poses with some of the students in her sex education program in Denmark, S.C. Courtesy of Michelle Nimmons hide caption

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Our Women and Wealth series will involve you, too. We're asking women to share their best lessons about earning, saving, investing or using money. The above quote comes from Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. You can see more from her, and other influential women, and add your two cents at our Tumblr, She Works Her Money. NPR hide caption

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Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, presents a Senate report on for-profit colleges in 2012. He wants changes to the federal student loan system. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Loops And Swirls: You might have the best cursive handwriting in the land, but your kids probably don't. Does learning to write in cursive help kids' brains grow? Richard Goerg/iStockphoto hide caption

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