Cory Turner

Cory Turner appears in the following:

Empowering Kids In An Anxious World

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Teen depression and anxiety rates have been rising for years, and two new books offer advice to parents and caregivers.

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Helping Children Identify As Readers — Starting With A Haircut

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Alvin Irby is on a mission to get kids reading in the barbershop. And he wants to make sure kids understand that books are fun.

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Senators To DeVos On TEACH Grant Debacle: 'Urgent That These Mistakes Are Fixed'

Monday, July 02, 2018

New documents obtained by NPR show that nearly 11,000 TEACH recipients may have lost their grants because of mistakes by the loan servicer, but only a small fraction of the problems were ever fixed.

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Raising Kids Who Want To Read — Even During The Summer

Monday, July 02, 2018

Long summer days leave lots of time for books. What's the best way to encourage kids to take advantage of that time?

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Is This Supreme Court Decision The End Of Teachers Unions?

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

The Janus decision will hurt public sector unions' finances and membership nationwide. What happens now?

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What Teens Really Say About Sex, Drugs And Sadness

Saturday, June 16, 2018

A new survey of America's youth offers more than a few surprises — and raises some important red flags.

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Why Children Aren't Behaving, And What You Can Do About It

Saturday, June 02, 2018

A new book argues that children are less disciplined than ever. Author Katherine Reynolds Lewis identifies several culprits and says there are several things parents, teachers and caregivers can do.

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Education Secretary DeVos Acknowledges Problems With Teacher Grant Program

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

In response to exclusive NPR reporting into a troubled federal grant program for public school teachers, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos told Congressional leaders Tuesday that she is aware of the program's problems and has taken steps to fix it.

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Education Department Launches 'Top-To-Bottom' Review Of Teachers' Grant Program

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Public school teachers across the country say they've been improperly hit with thousands of dollars in debt when paperwork errors turned their grants into loans that they're now supposed to pay back.

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'I Don't Want To Leave My House': Santa Fe's Invisible Wounds

Monday, May 21, 2018

A gunman killed eight students and two teachers at Santa Fe High School outside Houston — and scarred hundreds, perhaps thousands more.

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Santa Fe Shooting: What Happens Now?

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Students from Friday's high school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, were allowed to retrieve their abandoned vehicles today. They're still grappling with the biggest question: Why did this happen?

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Teacher Walkouts: A State By State Guide

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

The West Virginia teachers strike in mid-February started a movement. Here's a look at what the issues are and where it's spread, including Colorado, Arizona and Kentucky.

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Teachers Share Anger, Frustration Over Grants Turned Into Loans

Monday, April 23, 2018

A federal program meant to encourage young teachers has, instead, saddled thousands of them with unexpected debts. "I was in shock," says Mikayla Rhone, a teacher in Nebraska.

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Why More Than A Million Teachers Can't Use Social Security

Friday, April 20, 2018

About 40 percent of teachers live in places where their state or local pension is the only safety net they've got.

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Walkouts And Teacher Pay: How Did We Get Here?

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

School funding is down in many states, and U.S. teachers earned less last year, on average, than they did back in 1990.

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Disparities Persist In School Discipline, Says Government Watchdog

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Black students, boys, and students with disabilities are disproportionately disciplined in K-12 schools across the country, according to the Government Accountability Office.

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Turning Kids Into Readers, One Barbershop At A Time

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Alvin Irby is on a mission to get kids reading in the barbershop. And he wants to make sure kids understand that books are fun.

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News Brief: Kim Jong Un In China, Gerrymandering At The Supreme Court

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un reportedly visited China in his first trip abroad since taking power. Also, Marcia Coyle of National Law Journal previews a Supreme Court gerrymandering case.

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Dept. Of Education Fail: Teachers Lose Grants, Forced To Repay Thousands In Loans

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

The TEACH grant helps future teachers pay for college or a master's. Many say that when they started teaching, they were forced to pay it back. A study obtained by NPR suggests thousands are affected.

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The Fight Over Teacher Salaries: A Look At The Numbers

Friday, March 16, 2018

Teachers in many states are angry after years of stagnant wages. Here's a state-by-state look at what they really make.

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