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President Obama announced an initiative to give e-books to low-income students while visiting the Anacostia Library in Washington on Thursday. Shawn Thew//LANDOV hide caption

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The Plan To Give E-Books To Poor Kids

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Edgar Ramirez, 17, and his mother, Alma, appear before Judge Williams. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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In Texas, Questions About Prosecuting Truancy

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Architecture professor Diana Agrest evaluates her students' work during a class critique at Cooper Union in New York. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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Teaching Students To Hear The Music In The Built World

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A school bus passes a sign encouraging parents to have their children opt out of state tests in Rotterdam, N.Y. Mike Groll/AP hide caption

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Anti-Test 'Opt-Out' Movement Makes A Wave In New York State

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Students arrive at CLA. More than half end up here after being expelled from other schools, usually for fighting, weapons or drugs. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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In New Orleans, A Second-Chance School Tries Again

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