Students at Howard University in Washington, D.C. The historically black university is opening Howard West at Google's headquarters in Mountain View. Howard University hide caption

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Google Hopes To Hire More Black Engineers By Bringing Students To Silicon Valley

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Inmates from the Eastern Correctional Facility listen as professor Delia Mellis leads a class on the Cold War. More than 300 students are enrolled in the Bard Prison Initiative each semester, within a curriculum that offers over 60 courses. Cameron Robert/NPR hide caption

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College Classes In Maximum Security: 'It Gives You Meaning'

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How For-Profit Colleges Sell 'Risky Education' To The Most Vulnerable

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Tomiko Ball's classroom at Orr Elementary School in southeast Washington, D.C. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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'Open Schools' Made Noise In The '70s; Now They're Just Noisy

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Concerns After Texas School Opens 'Prayer Room' That's Attracting Muslim Students

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Howard University Aims To Build Silicon Valley Pipeline Of Black Software Engineers

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Atole de elote is a warm corn drink from Central America. Student Jose Rivas wrote an essay about a weekly tradition of enjoying atole with his late father in El Salvador, and how the drink helped him to feel more at home after he moved to the U.S. Becky Harlan/NPR hide caption

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A High School's Lesson For Helping English Language Learners Get To College

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A new study shows that when infants and young children grow up in households without enough to eat, they are more likely to perform poorly at school years later. Daniel Fishel for NPR hide caption

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The Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of A Special Education Student

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Teaching Language With Culture In California

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The Peters — or, Gall-Peters — projection, an attempt to better reflect the position of the equator and the size of the continents. While things get squishy in places, most experts agree that this projection gives a much more accurate depiction of the world than the commonly used Mercator projection. Joseph Amditis/Flickr hide caption

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Louisville School Integration Efforts Safe For Now

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