Juana Summers


Juana Summers is an education reporter at NPR

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After Major Image Fumbles, NFL Now Runs Into Congress

Monday, September 22, 2014

Domestic violence and child abuse allegations against NFL stars have put the country's most-watched sports league in the congressional spotlight.


Congress Gets Thrust Into Election-Year Debate Over ISIS Plan

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote Wednesday on whether to train and arm Syrian rebels fighting against the self-described Islamic State militant group.


Lawmakers Want Vote On Obama's ISIS Response

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Congressional leaders met with President Obama on Tuesday, ahead of his speech on the Islamic State terrorist group.


Lights, Camera, College?: Goucher College Introduces Video Applications

Friday, September 05, 2014

Soon Goucher's admission office will plow through thousands of essays, recommendations – and, for the first time, video applications.


Kids And Screen Time: What Does The Research Say?

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Kids read emotions better after spending several days without electronic media, according to new research.


A Picture Of Language: The Fading Art Of Diagramming Sentences

Friday, August 22, 2014

Once a popular way to teach grammar, the practice of diagramming sentences has fallen out of favor.


Helping Students Make Sense Of A Young Black Man's Death In Missouri

Friday, August 15, 2014

The shooting of Michael Brown may raise questions for students, and teachers need to be prepared.


Smartphone Apps Help To Battle Campus Sexual Assaults

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Several new smartphone apps offer quick ways for college students facing dangerous or uncomfortable situations to reach out to friends, connect with resources on campus or call the police.


Glossary: Marbles Edition

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Everything you need to know to talk like a mibster.


Education Reform Is Becoming A Celebrity Cause

Friday, August 08, 2014

"I don't like bad teachers, so I don't think bad teachers should be given the gift of teaching forever — badly," Whoopi Goldberg says.


Rich Kid, Poor Kid: For 30 Years, Baltimore Study Tracked Who Gets Ahead

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Take two kids, the same age, who grew up in the same city. Which one is more likely to go to jail ... or college?


Enlisting Smartphones In The Campaign For Campus Safety

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Developers hope technology can help stop sexual assaults on campus — or at least provide students with easier access to resources.


Dutch, Australian Experts Reach MH17 Debris Field In Ukraine

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The team's effort had been thwarted for a week by heavy fighting. But the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe said experts were finally able to reach the site using a new route.


Q&A: How Is The Native College Experience Different?

Sunday, July 27, 2014

For Native American students, getting ready for college can be thrilling, alienating, and downright infuriating.


Q&A: Designing Playful Learning Spaces

Friday, July 18, 2014

An exhibit designer at the Boston Children's Museum says kids are 'natural scientists,' and she wants to create experiences that cater to that.


Typhoon Batters Chinese Island, Heads For Vietnam

Friday, July 18, 2014

Rammasun, which killed 54 people as it passed across the Philippines on Wednesday, had picked up strength as it approached the Chinese island of Hainan. One man was killed by falling debris in Hainan.


Tackling Sexual Assault On Campus With Comedy

Saturday, June 28, 2014

"The fault in our schools," Comedy Central's Jon Stewart suggests, is that rape culture still exists on many American college campuses.


Move Over Books: Libraries Let Patrons Check Out The Internet

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Libraries in Chicago and New York will soon let people check out Wi-Fi hot spots, but will that actually help bridge the digital divide?


The Politics Of The Common Core

Friday, June 20, 2014

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's attempt to drop the Core comes amid a backlash in many states against the academic standards.

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Study Delivers Failing Grades For Many Programs Training Teachers

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

The NCTQ study is the second in two years that argues that schools of education are in disarray.