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Woodley Elementary third grade students write their names into newly donated dictionaries at the school. Eric J. Shelton/Hattiesburg American hide caption

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Mississippi Schools Sue State For More Money

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Texas Hits The Books

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Are NOLA Schools Failing Students With Disabilities?

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Second-grade teacher Amanda Siepiola reads with Cornelia Blixt and Isabelle Posner-Brown. Gabrielle Emanuel/NPR hide caption

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Channeling Springsteen: Teachers As Performers

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These books for daily, independent reading have been sorted by difficulty and labeled with letters. Popular writers, including Dahl and Rowling, get their own bins. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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Common Core Reading: Difficult, Dahl, Repeat

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