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School Uses Video Games To Teach Thinking Skills

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Robert Rime, education director for the Ute Mountain Ute Nation, and Diana Buza, executive director of the Pinon Project, are spearheading an effort to get a federal grant under the federal "Promise Neighborhoods" initiative. Larry Abramson/NPR hide caption

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Harlem Children's Zone CEO and founder Geoffrey Canada (center) has become a media darling, with books and documentaries extolling his charismatic leadership and his prodigious fundraising abilities. Now, grants from the Obama administration aim to replicate the program across the country. Marty Lipp hide caption

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Foster Kids Find Success At Philly Charter School

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