Empowering Voters with 'Electionland,' Substitute Teaching 101

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In this photo taken April 18, 2014, students in a fourth-grade classroom at Olympic View Elementary School in Lacey, Wash. use upright file folders to shield their papers during an exam.

Pro Publica, WNYC and Google News Lab have joined forces to create, “Electionland,” which alerts reporters of any issues that voters encounter at their polling places in real time. Historian Catherine Fletcher tells the story of Alessandro de' Medici in, The Black Prince of Florence. Tony-nominated performer Melissa Errico returns to Feinstein's/ 54 Below for, "Funny, I'm a Woman with Children." In his latest book, Substitute: Going to School With a Thousand Kids, Nicholson Baker deconstructs gets an education in the classroom.