'L.A. Times' Database Angers Teachers, Union

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Kindergartners line up on their first day of school at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Charter School for Science and Technology in the Lower 9th Ward three years ago. While school leaders say they want diverse schools to reflect the city's population, most schools are still largely African-American. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Parents Push For Diversity In New Orleans' Schools

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One School District's Use Of Value-Added Analysis

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Teacher Performance Data Stirs Evaluation Debate

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University Attendance Scanners Make Some Uneasy

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'L.A. Times' Teacher Ratings Database Stirs Debate

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Fahiya Rashid, who attends the University of California, Irvine, says she got some wise advice from her father. When he went to college he took on too much debt, and he's still paying it back. Ariel Edwards-Levy/Youth Radio hide caption

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How To Make College-Bound Students Financial Pros

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Colo. Among States That Fell Short In Race To The Top

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New Website Lets Students Bet On Grades

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Typical College Student No Longer So Typical

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To Start A Spinoff Biz, Look To Utah

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After Hurricane Katrina hit five years ago, Donnell Bailey was displaced to Houston. There, the 10-year-old was placed in a national charter school known as KIPP. At first, Donnell acted out. But eventually, he turned his behavior around -- and when he moved back to Louisiana, he was placed in another KIPP school, which eventually recommended him to a private school. Now, Donnell is a sophomore at the Metairie Park Country Day School in Metairie, La., and is class president. Katie Hayes/NPR hide caption

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Kids Face Differing Realities In New Orleans Schools

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In Lawsuit, Students Claim College Deceived Them

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