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These 6 Educators Truly Inspired Us In 2013

Every day of every year, amazing educators and school employees are doing their part to make sure our nation’s students succeed –- and 2013 was no exception.<p>Below, we have compiled a list of six educators and school employees who inspired us this year.<p>Of course, these are just a few of the …

Closing The 'Word Gap' Between Rich And Poor

<b>Listen · 6:29</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>In the early 1990s, a team of researchers decided to follow about 40 volunteer families — some poor, some middle class, some rich — during the first three years of their new children's lives. Every month, the researchers recorded an hour of sound …