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Frozen In Time, Remembering The Students Who Changed A Teacher's Life

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Berlin's Humboldt University — named for its founder, the 19th century philosopher and linguist Wilhelm von Humboldt, and his brother, naturalist Alexander von Humboldt, pictured here — is one of several German universities attracting U.S. students. More than 4,000 Americans are studying in German universities. Markus Schreiber/AP hide caption

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For Americans Seeking Affordable Degrees, German Schools Beckon

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Students wait outside Everest College in Industry, Calif., hoping to get their transcriptions and information on loan forgiveness and transferring credits to other schools. In April, the school was one of the last Corinthian Colleges campuses to close. Christine Armario/AP hide caption

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Leukemia survivor Rhett Krawitt, 7, carries a box of petitions representing more than 30,000 people supporting a measure requiring nearly all California schoolchildren to be vaccinated. He took them to the governor's office at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., on Wednesday. The state Assembly voted Thursday to remove so-called "personal belief exemptions" for immunizations. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Teens Make Film In Broken English To Explain Why They'll Fail English

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Lannie Castagne teaches first grade at Brimley Elementary School. She does monthly reading assessments to make sure her students are on track. Jennifer Guerra/Michigan Public Radio hide caption

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A Recipe For Success With Two Student Groups That Often Struggle

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Examining Race-Based Admissions Bans On Medical Schools

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An untouched chalkboard from 1917 was found behind a classroom wall at Emerson High School in Oklahoma City. Jacob McCleland/KGOU hide caption

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School Scrambles To Preserve Newly Discovered Chalkboards From 1917

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Whaley walks his students back to class from the library. Christopher Gregory for NPR hide caption

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One Teacher's Quest To Build Language Skills ... And Self-Confidence

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"Instead of focusing on courses and credits students need to take, we're going to focus on the skills and knowledge they need to have to enter the classroom," says Arthur Levine, the president of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. Cargo/ImageZoo/Corbis hide caption

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A Vision For Teacher Training At MIT: West Point Meets Bell Labs

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