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Linked learning jumpstarts health careers

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At a high school in Oakland, California, students learn how to deliver a baby and tie a tourniquet as part of an education philosophy that emphasizes real-world health issues and skills. Continue reading

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State of the Union recap for students

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In this year’s State of the Union address, President Obama called attention to the plight of the middle class and laid out his plans for changes to education policy. Continue reading

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Great Elephant Census underway in Africa

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Conservationists are racing to count all of Africa’s elephants in the continent’s remotest corners as their numbers dwindle. Continue reading

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How to learn about the Chinese economy through rap songs

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An American rapper and comedian’s popular videos are taking a new approach to the issue of rising prices in China. Continue reading

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Free speech debate follows French terror attacks

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The terrorist attack that left 12 people dead at Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical newspaper, has incited a debate about free speech and its limits in France. Continue reading

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