Eric Westervelt Eric Westervelt is a San Francisco-based correspondent for NPR's National Desk.
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Pete Seeger performs on stage during the Farm Aid 2013 concert at Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Hans Pennink /AP hide caption

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How Pete Seeger Revealed The Power Of Music To Me

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'Restorative Justice' A New Approach To Discipline At School

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A restorative justice circle at Edna Brewer Middle School in Oakland, Calif. Sam Pasarow/Edna Brewer Middle School hide caption

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Listen to Part I

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TFA at 25 years (from left): Matt Kramer, current co-CEO; Wendy Kopp, founder; Elisa Villanueva Beard, current co-CEO. Courtesy of TFA hide caption

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Teach For America At 25: With Maturity, New Pressure To Change

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Are NOLA Schools Failing Students With Disabilities?

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50 Great Teachers: Socrates, The Ancient World's Teaching Superstar

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Five-year-old Kyle Romain sits on the lap of his grandmother, Barbara Romain, at a football game. Kyle lost his sight when he was hit by a stray bullet two months ago. Eric Westervelt/NPR hide caption

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A New Orleans Family's Lives Changed In An Instant

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Art projects like these anatomy murals are woven into the curriculum at the Homer Plessy Community Charter school in New Orleans. Eric Westervelt/NPR hide caption

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A New Orleans Charter School Marches To Its Own Tune

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Joseph Straus, 6, rides a zip line at the Berkeley Adventure Playground, where kids can "play wild" in a half-acre park that has a junkyard feel. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Where The Wild Things Play

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