In Clark County, Nevada, Chaparral High School's turnaround program had administrators going door-to-door to bring dropouts back to the classroom. Photo by Mike Fritz/PBS NewsHour. Here's a statistic we've reported on all year: One in four students drops out…

It used to be that major institutions were the only arbiters of Year in Reviews. Whether it was broadcast networks or international newspapers of record, a small group of people assembled what they thought were the most momentous occasions of…

While the Oxford English Dictionary may be the "last word on words for over a century," the definitive record for slang and vernacular is the popular online lexicon, UrbanDictionary.com. The website began 13 years ago, and has continued…

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The Year 2012, Framed

Everyday this year we shared with you a photograph of a culture-related event or scene from somewhere in the world that caught our eye. From a cape made from a spider's silk in London to a 400-year-old bonfire festival in…

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