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President Obama announced an initiative to give e-books to low-income students while visiting the Anacostia Library in Washington on Thursday. Shawn Thew//LANDOV hide caption

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The Plan To Give E-Books To Poor Kids

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Harden-Lindsey helps direct students after the school day ends. Shereen Marisol Meraji/NPR hide caption

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How One West Baltimore Principal Helps Her Students Make Sense Of It All

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Edgar Ramirez, 17, and his mother, Alma, appear before Judge Williams. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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In Texas, Questions About Prosecuting Truancy

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"[The family is] like a startup — where basically everybody has to contribute, you have to adapt all the time, you need some order, but you've got to keep moving forward." — Bruce Feiler Courtesy Of TED hide caption

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How Can Kids Help Parents Manage Their Family?

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Safeena Husain says: "I educate girls." Her efforts have brought 80,000 Indian girls into school; last week she received a Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship (above). Courtesy of Skoll Foundation/Gabriel Diamond hide caption

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Architecture professor Diana Agrest evaluates her students' work during a class critique at Cooper Union in New York. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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Teaching Students To Hear The Music In The Built World

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