Educators Use Rap Music as Teaching Tool

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Some young schoolteachers in Los Angeles turn to rap music as a way to teach students fundamentals of reading, writing and math. They say street rhymes and hip hop are effective teaching tools. NPR's Mandalit del Barco reports.

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