Cory Turner

Cory Turner appears in the following:

Devos Refuses To Forgive Student Debt For Those Defrauded By For-Profit Colleges

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is in a standoff with Democrats over why she is refusing to forgive the debts of tens of thousands of borrowers who say they were defrauded by for-profit colleges.

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The Things Parents Don't Talk About With Their Kids ... But Should

Tuesday, October 08, 2019

A new survey from Sesame Workshop suggests when it comes to talking with kids about things such as race, class and gender, parents have some work to do.

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Is Your Child Anxious? NPR Wants To Hear Your Story

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

In kids, some worry is natural, but too much can hold them back. If you wonder about your child's anxiety, we want to hear from you.

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Report: Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Hasn't Fixed Its Issues

Thursday, September 05, 2019

A new report from the Government Accountability Office finds that Congress' temporary effort to expand and fix problems with the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program also needs fixing.

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Congress Promised Student Borrowers A Break. Education Dept. Rejected 99% Of Them

Thursday, September 05, 2019

When a loan forgiveness program for public servants wasn't working, Congress created a temporary fix. A new report shows that the program didn't fix much.

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Elizabeth Warren Slams Student Loan Watchdog Appointment As 'Outrageous'

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Robert Cameron was a top lawyer for one of the country's largest student loan servicers. In documents obtained by NPR, Warren called his hiring a "slap in the face to student loan borrowers."

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Robert Cameron, New CFPB Student Loan Watchdog, Is A Former Industry Executive

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is getting a new student loan watchdog. Robert Cameron is a former top official at one of the large student loan servicing companies the CFPB once policed.

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'Jaws' Shark Gets His Bite Back: A Love Story

Friday, August 09, 2019

The last replica shark from the 1975 classic blockbuster, Jaws, has gotten a facelift on his way to a new museum.

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'Jaws' Shark Gets A Facelift

Friday, August 09, 2019

From movie royalty to a junkyard to the world's preeminent movie museum — the last replica shark from the classic Jaws has been salvaged, restored and is as terrifying as ever.

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Millions Of U.S. Children Go To Racially And Economically Segregated Schools

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Forty-five years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a desegregation effort in Detroit could not cross school district lines, marking a reversal of the course set by the court in Brown v. Board.

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This Supreme Court Case Made School District Lines A Tool For Segregation

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Today, "inequality is endemic" in America's public schools, according to a new report.

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Kindness Vs. Cruelty: Helping Kids Hear The Better Angels Of Their Nature

Friday, July 05, 2019

A hardwired, us-vs.-them mentality can easily pull kids away from kindness, toward cruelty. Here's what parents can do about it.

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WATCH: It's Hard To Delay Gratification. Just Ask Cookie Monster

Friday, May 17, 2019

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Ask Cookie Monster about self-control? Sounds like the setup to a joke. But in recent years, Cookie has evolved. Watch as he demonstrates some of his favorite techniques.

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Besides SAT Score, Students Could Have Their Hardships Tabulated

Friday, May 17, 2019

The College Board is piloting a new tool to complement its SAT test. The Environmental Context Dashboard is meant to capture the challenges students may face at home, including poverty and crime.

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WATCH: It's Hard To Delay Gratification. Just Ask Cookie Monster

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Ask Cookie Monster about self-control? Sounds like the setup to a joke. But in recent years, Cookie has evolved. Watch as he demonstrates some of his favorite techniques.

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The Town That Hanged An Elephant Is Now Working To Save Them

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

A team of high school students in Tennessee researched the century-old story of "Murderous Mary" and found a town eager for redemption. Their podcast is a winner in NPR's Student Podcast Challenge.

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Teachers Begin To See Unfair Student Loans Disappear

Friday, May 03, 2019

The Department of Education is expanding a fix to its troubled TEACH Grant program, giving millions of dollars of grant money back to public school teachers working in the country's neediest schools.

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Senators To Consumer Watchdog: Prove You're Protecting Student Borrowers

Friday, April 05, 2019

Several top Democrats sent a stern letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau asking for evidence that it's policing the federal student loan industry.

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Sparkle Unicorns And Fart Ninjas: What Parents Can Do About Gendered Toys

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Toys are more pink and blue than ever before, experts say. But before you ban the sparkle unicorns and foam-dart blasters, consider other ways to help kids expand their play possibilities.

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The Dog Isn't Sleeping: How To Talk With Children About Death

Monday, March 04, 2019

Whether it's a goldfish or Grandma, every child will encounter a death at some point — and their parents will likely struggle to explain it. NPR's Life Kit and Sesame Workshop have 6 insights to help.

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