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One small school district in New Hampshire was performing at the bottom of the state when it came to standardized tests and graduation rates. Then, leaders totally changed the way teachers taught.
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Movies You Missed gets into the Halloween spirit this week. A colleague we found in the elevator was wearing a Hocus Pocus pin but had never seen the movie. We decided to fix that.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to ESPN's Howard Bryant about the Major League Baseball playoffs, and the men's U.S. soccer team will not go to next year's World Cup in Russia after losing a crucial game.
President Trump has vowed to get rid of the Affordable Care Act. But with Congress failing to do that, Trump took action this week that could hurts the program.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to Rep. Charlie Dent, a Republican from eastern Pennsylvannia, about a bill he co-sponsors that would ban bump stocks.
Carla Bruni, former first lady of France, has a new album out called French Touch. NPR's Scott Simon talks to her about how she decided to make an album of cover songs.
The massacre in Las Vegas by a shooter overlooking a packed concert venue has prompted a rethinking of security at hotels, casinos and major public events across the country.
The Major League Baseball Playoffs have started, while in hockey Las Vegas played Dallas after the week's massacre.
Suspects in two terror attacks in Spain had ties to one specific mosque on the Mediterranean coast of Spain.
Former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson has a new book arguing that harassment of women is pervasive in society. In the book Carlson sets out an agenda to combat harassment.
Scott Simon talks with Robert Draper, a writer-at-large at The New York Times Magazine, about the NRA's ability to defeat any gun control legislation.
President Trump is continuing what President Obama started and easing sanctions on Sudan. It's a recognition of the country's cooperation on counterterrorism. Human rights groups oppose the move.
Scott Simon talks to Edgar Crespo, an administrator at the Hospital de la Concepcion in San German, Puerto Rico, about receiving patients from other hospitals.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to CNN contributor Van Jones about his new book Beyond the Messy Truth: How We Came Apart, How We Come Together.
Claudia Humphrey, Florida-based civil rights attorney, talks with NPR's Scott Simon about a movie she hadn't seen until recently: The Color Purple.
For the first time since 1979, Angola has a new president. But will João Lourenço bring change in a country struggling with an oil-dominated economy?
Scott Simon talks with Ray Brown, host of Talkin' Birds, who has just returned from the Galapagos Islands, where he hosted a live broadcast about some famous feathered locals.
Lebanon has at least 180,000 child laborers and one aid group is trying to bring them in from the fields to learn and recover their childhoods.
Scott Simon talks with Dr. Comilla Sasson, who was working at a hospital the night 12 people were killed and 70 injured at a movie theater in Colorado in 2012.
President Trump said a Thursday meeting with military leaders was "the calm before the storm." But there has already been political turmoil this week on everything from contraception to gun control.