Education http://wuwm.com en Teacher Tenure Fight Spills Into N.Y., Where A New Lawsuit Brews http://wuwm.com/post/teacher-tenure-fight-spills-ny-where-new-lawsuit-brews <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Teacher+Tenure+Fight+Spills+Into+N.Y.%2C+Where+A+New+Lawsuit+Brews&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAyNDY5MjM1MDEyODE2MzMyMTZmZDQwMg001)"/></div><p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:11:00 +0000 editor 37051 at http://wuwm.com Teacher Tenure Lawsuits Spread From California To New York http://wuwm.com/post/teacher-tenure-challenge-spreads-california-new-york Why are so many low-income and minority kids getting second-class educations in the U.S.?<p>That question is at the center of the heated debate about teacher tenure. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:11:00 +0000 Anya Kamenetz 37052 at http://wuwm.com Teacher Tenure Lawsuits Spread From California To New York Lessons In Manhood: A Boys' School Turns Work Into Wonders http://wuwm.com/post/lessons-manhood-boys-school-turns-work-wonders This summer, <em>All Things Considered </em>has been taking a look at the changing lives of <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/323986426/men-in-america">men in America</a>. And that means talking about how the country educates boys.<p>In Berkeley, Calif., a private, non-profit middle school called the East Bay School for Boys is trying to reimagine what it means to build confident young men. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:17:00 +0000 Eric Westervelt 36982 at http://wuwm.com Lessons In Manhood: A Boys' School Turns Work Into Wonders Veterans Advocacy Group Puts Corinthian Colleges On Blacklist http://wuwm.com/post/veterans-advocacy-group-puts-corinthian-colleges-blacklist <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Veterans+Advocacy+Group+Puts+Corinthian+Colleges+On+Blacklist&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDExMDQwMzQzMDEzNjMyMTE3MjRkNzlmNg004)"/></div><p> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:14:00 +0000 editor 36983 at http://wuwm.com Learning To Read May Take Longer Than We Thought http://wuwm.com/post/learning-read-may-take-longer-we-thought Most of what we know — or think we know — about how kids learn comes from classroom practice and behavioral psychology. Now, neuroscientists are adding to and qualifying that store of knowledge by studying the brain itself. The latest example: new research in the journal <a href="http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/desc.12212/abstract">Developmental Science</a> suggests a famous phenomenon known as the "fourth-grade shift" isn't so clear-cut.<p>"The theory of the fourth-grade shift had been based on behavioral data," says the lead author of the study, Donna Coch. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:08:00 +0000 Anya Kamenetz 36918 at http://wuwm.com Army War College Opens A Probe Into Sen. Walsh's Alleged Plagiarism http://wuwm.com/post/army-war-college-opens-probe-sen-walshs-alleged-plagiarism <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Army+War+College+Opens+A+Probe+Into+Sen.+Walsh%27s+Alleged+Plagiarism&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODMzOTM1MDEyMTY4Mzc5OTliNTMwMg004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:15:00 +0000 Tom Bowman 36876 at http://wuwm.com St. Charles' RePurpose says 'YES!' to Milwaukee Youth http://wuwm.com/post/st-charles-repurpose-says-yes-milwaukee-youth <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Helping youth get that critical experience is at the heart of the mission of the Youth Employment Services, or YES, program. It’s run by the Milwaukee nonprofit St. Charles Youth and Family Services, Inc., a social service agency that serves at-risk youth and their families.</p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:36:42 +0000 Eleanor Peterson & Stephanie Lecci 36863 at http://wuwm.com St. Charles' RePurpose says 'YES!' to Milwaukee Youth Before Passing The Baton, Spelman President Reflects On Tough Choices http://wuwm.com/post/passing-baton-spelman-president-reflects-tough-choices <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Before+Passing+The+Baton%2C+Spelman+President+Reflects+On+Tough+Choices&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA1MjI2NzUxMDEyNzQyMTY5MjQ2YzkwNA004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>This is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. I'm Michel Martin. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:28:00 +0000 editor 36856 at http://wuwm.com Thanks For Your Support. We'll Take It From Here http://wuwm.com/post/thanks-your-support-well-take-it-here One of the questions we're most frequently asked on the NPR Ed team is, essentially, "Don't you guys get a lot of money from the Gates Foundation?" Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:03:00 +0000 Steve Drummond 36842 at http://wuwm.com What A Common Core Lesson Sounds Like In A 10th-Grade English Class http://wuwm.com/post/what-common-core-lesson-sounds-10th-grade-english-class <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 Chicago Public Radio. To see more, visit <a href="http://www.wbez.org">http://www.wbez.org</a>.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=What+A+Common+Core+Lesson+Sounds+Like+In+A+10th-Grade+English+Class&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODM1Njk5MDEyMTY5MDg4MzEyOTc5Ng004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:13:00 +0000 editor 36841 at http://wuwm.com