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This weekend, NPR Ed is featuring dispatches from teachers about the ups and downs of their work.
I remember being truly engaged in high school only a handful of times. Once was when my 11th-grade history class created puppets and produced a film for a contest about the writing of the Declaration of …Poetry
A federal review conducted by the U.S. Department of Justice found that Baltimore City Detention Center was illegally putting teens in …Solitary Confinement
The day was April 2, 1976. Neil Young was flying into Glasgow, and a local camera crew was waiting at the airport to meet him. Director Murray Grigor …Neil Young
Marina Abramović is talking about the role of humor in her life and work. Now, that’s not necessarily a topic you might expect to chat about with the …Marina Abramović
Blur return on April 27 with The Magic Whip, their first album since 2003's Think Tank. Last week, the band performed the album in full at a tiny club show in London. Now, they're streaming that show in full via Beats' YouTube page. Update: The webcast is no longer live, but below, you can watch …Albums
“We’re in this exciting moment where we’ve had 40 years of being ‘tough on crime,’ and we’ve finally come to recognize that it really hasn’t worked …Crime
Last year 4 million people visited SeaWorld's theme parks, where the top shows feature orcas, also known as killer whales. For years, activists have charged that keeping orcas in captivity is harmful to the animals and risky for the trainers who work with them, a case that gained urgency in 2010 …SeaWorld
The likes of U2, Coldplay, and David Bowie can afford to hire producer, artist, and thinker Brian Eno to shake up their creative processes. You and …Keyboards
CREDIT: shutterstockCosta Rica got 100 percent of its electricity from renewables for 75 days straight this year, the state-run Costa Rican …Environment
Charles Bukowski—or “Hank” to his friends—assiduously cultivated a literary persona as a perennial drunken deadbeat. He mostly lived it too, but for …Charles Bukowski