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Teachers interact differently with students expected to succeed. But they can be trained to change those classroom behaviors. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Students work at the University of the People student computer center in Haiti. Students from 129 countries are currently enrolled with the institution. Courtesy of University of the People hide caption

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A bedtime story is a longtime tradition. What about a math, science or history quiz, though? George Marks/Getty Images hide caption

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Ashley Milne-Tyte reporting for 'Morning Edition'

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Two students walk in front of Stanford Memorial Church on the Stanford University campus in Stanford, Calif. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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Kimberly Payton, a teacher at the Small Savers Child Development Center, reads to a group of preschoolers in Washington, D.C., in 2010. Researchers say that teachers who make small changes in how they read to 4-year-olds can improve kids' reading skills later on. Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Small Change In Reading To Preschoolers Can Help Disadvantaged Kids Catch Up

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