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  1. Filling America's Language-Education PotholesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | The Atlantic

    Educators from across the country gathered in Washington, D.C., this past Thursday to lobby in the interest of world languages. It was Language Advocacy Day, an annual event on Capitol Hill that is aimed at garnering more federal support for language education.

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  2. The Enduring Appeal of Being HotRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | The Atlantic

    Somehow after enough yoga, sitting perfectly erect and also appearing at ease become no longer mutually exclusive. That's how instructors Elizabeth Glover and Lara Atella sat in the foyer of their studio on H Street in Washington, D.C. this week, where they explained to me the draw of very-hot yoga, as a group of soaking wet, barely clad people poured out of their 105-degree Fahrenheit noon Bikram class.

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  3. Sledding as a Revolutionary ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | The Atlantic

    If you are up for a bit of civil disobedience," read the invitation , "meet at the west front of the Capitol lawn at 1:00 today. Come armed with sleds!" The sledders were met on the snow-covered slopes in the shadow of Congress by the Capitol Police, politely distributing notices that they were in violation of the law.

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  4. Netanyahu Invites Arab Ambassadors to His Big Speech -- And Gets RejectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | The Atlantic

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is refusing to meet with a group of ardently pro-Israel Democratic senators next week in Washington, but he very much wants to see the faces of Arab ambassadors in the audience during his controversial address to Congress. Netanyahu's ambassador to the United States, Ron Dermer, has tried, without success, to recruit Arab ambassadors to come to his boss's speech, e-mailing them personally to plead for their attendance.

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  5. The Education Words President Obama Didn't SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Atlantic

    For the policy wonks and advocates hoping for more than a passing mention of K-12 education in President Obama's State of the Union Tuesday night, it was a long 59 minutes. There was a quick moment during the night in which the president praised public schools for improving graduation rates , along with math and reading scores.

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  6. When It Comes to Early Learning, Preschool Isn't EnoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | The Atlantic

    The country still needs a lot more investment to really change the life trajectory of young kids being raised by poor, single moms. U.S. President Barack Obama at a pre-kindergarten classroom at College Heights early childhood learning center in Decatur, Georgia.

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