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Video: The leaves keep falling

An intimate portrait of two Vietnamese families whose children are severely disabled from exposure to Agent Orange still left in the environment.

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The sights and sounds of Cairo during Egypt’s uprising

Ron Haviv, award winning photojournalist from VII, narrates images of Cairo during this revolutionary week.

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Video: Getting kids out of their seats

At Naperville Central High, teachers use “brain breaks” to combine exercise with learning.

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Video: Jon Meacham on the American promise of public education

All those who care about civil rights — who care about human rights — should dedicate themselves to the cause of public education, Jon Meacham says.

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Education roundtable: Three reformers making change from the ground up

Alison Stewart leads a lively discussion with three education reformers about practical solutions that work.

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Video: Brockton’s retired teachers devise a script for success

Brockton High School’s principal and three retired teachers brainstorm to come up with a “script” for those looking to replicate the school’s success.

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Need to Know, February 11, 2011: Ahead of the class

As the nation debates how to get the best performance out of students and teachers, Need to Know presents an hour devoted to success stories in teaching.

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Share your education ideas!

Have an idea for how to enhance how students learn in the classroom? Make a video and let us know! We’ll post the best ones.

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Video: Michele Dunne on Hosni Mubarak’s legacy and the roots of the uprising in Egypt

Michele Dunne, a senior associate at the Carnegie Center for International Peace, discusses Hosni Mubarak’s 29-year rule, and explains the roots of Egypt’s historic uprising.