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    • Affirmative Action Advocates Shocked — and Thrilled — by Supreme Court's Ruling in University of Texas Case

    • By: Emma Brown, Danielle Douglas-Gabriel
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Affirmative Action Advocates Shocked — and Thrilled — by Supreme Court's Ruling in University of Texas Case" is from the June 23, 2016, National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Emma Brown and Danielle Douglas-Gabriel and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Five Glass Slippers

    • By: Elisabeth Brown, Emma Clifton, Rachel Heffington, and others
    • Narrated by: Becky Doughty
    • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
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    What happens when Cinderella is so painfully shy that she cannot bear the idea of attending the royal ball? Or when the slipper fits . . . but on the wrong girl? What happens when Cinderella is determined to oust an imposter prince from her rightful throne? Or when she is a cendrillon miner working from a space station orbiting a cthonian planet? What happens when Cinderella, a humble housemaid, is sent with a message for a prisoner trapped in a frightening fairy circus?

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    • Delightful!

    • By J.E. Johnson on 05-14-15

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    • Obama Meets with Educators to Talk about Standardized Testing

    • By: Lyndsey Layton, Emma Brown
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Obama Meets with Educators to Talk about Standardized Testing" is from the October 27, 2015 Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lyndsey Layton and Emma Brown and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Where School Choice Isn’t an Option, Rural Public Schools Worry They’ll Be Left Behind

    • By: Jose A. DelReal, Emma Brown
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 12 mins
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    With a new administration in the White House that prefers “school-choice” approaches — favoring charter schools and private-school vouchers so parents can opt out of public schools and bring taxpayer dollars with them — the nation’s rural schools are left to wonder about their fate.

    "Where School Choice Isn’t an Option, Rural Public Schools Worry They’ll Be Left Behind" is from the February 10, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Jose A. DelReal and Emma Brown and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • U.S. Government Has ‘Dismally Failed’ to Educate Native American Children, Lawsuit Alleges

    • By: Emma Brown
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The federal government has repeatedly acknowledged and even lamented its failure to provide adequate education for Native American children. Now, nine Native children are taking to the courts to force Washington to take action.

    "U.S. Government Has ‘Dismally Failed’ to Educate Native American Children, Lawsuit Alleges" is from the January 12, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Emma Brown and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • They Survived Hurricane Katrina and Rebuilt in Baton Rouge. Now They've Lost Everything Again

    • By: Emma Brown, Ashley Cusick, Mark Berman
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "They Survived Hurricane Katrina and Rebuilt in Baton Rouge. Now They've Lost Everything Again" is from the August 18, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Emma Brown, Ashley Cusick and Mark Berman and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • California Professor, Writer of Confidential Brett Kavanaugh Letter, Speaks out About Her Allegation of Sexual Assault

    • By: Emma Brown
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 11 mins
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    Earlier this summer, Christine Blasey Ford wrote a confidential letter to a senior Democratic lawmaker alleging that Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her more than three decades ago, when they were high school students in suburban Maryland. Since Wednesday, she has watched as that bare-bones version of her story became public without her name or her consent, drawing a blanket denial from Kavanaugh and roiling a nomination that just days ago seemed all but certain to succeed.

    "California Professor, Writer of Confidential Brett Kavanaugh Letter, Speaks out About Her Allegation of Sexual Assault" is from the September 16, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Emma Brown and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Yes, the Feds Could Pull North Carolina's Education Funding for Violating Transgender Civil Rights

    • By: Emma Brown
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Yes, the Feds Could Pull North Carolina's Education Funding for Violating Transgender Civil Rights" is from the May 09, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Emma Brown and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Confusing Ohio Test Results Are Latest Effort to Unravel Common Core’s Promise

    • By: Emma Brown, Lyndsey Layton
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Confusing Ohio Test Results Are Latest Effort to Unravel Common Core’s Promise" is from the October 05, 2015 Ideas and Controversy section of The Washington Post. It was written by Emma Brown and Lyndsey Layton and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Kavanaugh Accuser Will Testify Thursday in Front of Senate Judiciary Committee

    • By: Karoun Demirjian, Emma Brown
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The Senate Judiciary Committee has committed to a public hearing Thursday to question Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford about her accusation that he sexually assaulted her when both were teenagers, according to people familiar with the deal the parties struck on Sunday.

    "Kavanaugh Accuser Will Testify Thursday in Front of Senate Judiciary Committee" is from the September 23, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Karoun Demirjian and Emma Brown and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Louisiana Flooding Is the Country's 'Worst Natural Disaster' since Hurricane Sandy, Red Cross Says

    • By: Emma Brown, Ashley Cusick, Mark Berman
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Louisiana Flooding Is the Country's 'Worst Natural Disaster' since Hurricane Sandy, Red Cross Says" is from the August 17, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Emma Brown, Ashley Cusick and Mark Berman and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Parents, Pro-Charter Group Sue New York City Schools for Allegedly failing to Address Violence and Keep Children Safe

    • By: Emma Brown
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "Parents, Pro-Charter Group Sue New York City Schools for Allegedly failing to Address Violence and Keep Children Safe" is from the April 07, 2016, National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Emma Brown and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Judge Orders Mississippi School District to Desegregate, 62 Years after Brown v. Board of Education

    • By: Emma Brown
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Judge Orders Mississippi School District to Desegregate, 62 Years after Brown v. Board of Education" is from the May 16, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Emma Brown and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Teach for America Retools Efforts to Recruit Graduates from Top Colleges

    • By: Emma Brown
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 10 mins
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    "Teach for America Retools Efforts to Recruit Graduates from Top Colleges" is from the May 31, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Emma Brown and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Sexual Violence Isn’t Just a College Problem. It Happens in K-12 Schools, Too

    • By: Emma Brown
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 12 mins
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    "Sexual Violence Isn’t Just a College Problem. It Happens in K-12 Schools, Too" is from the Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Emma Brown and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • DeVos Praises This Voucher-Like Program. Here’s What It Means for School Reform.

    • By: Emma Brown
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Trump administration touts Florida’s tax-credit scholarships, despite little evidence of benefits.

    "DeVos Praises This Voucher-Like Program. Here’s What It Means for School Reform." is from the April 09, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Emma Brown and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • National Education Association: More Than 1 Million Emails Sent to Senators Urging a Vote Against DeVos

    • By: Emma Brown, Michael Alison Chandler
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The National Education Association, the nation’s largest labor union, says that more than 1 million people have used an online form during the past three weeks to email their Senators to urge opposition to Betsy DeVos, President Trump’s nominee for Education Secretary. More than 40,000 people have called Senators using a hotline the union set up to access the switchboard at the U.S. Capitol, NEA officials said.

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    • Democrats Request Another Hearing for DeVos, Trump’s Education Pick, Before Confirmation Vote

    • By: Emma Brown
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Senate Democrats are formally asking Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) to have a second confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos, President Trump’s education nominee, arguing that they need an opportunity to further scrutinize her potential conflicts of interests and preparedness to lead the Education Department.

    "Democrats Request Another Hearing for DeVos, Trump’s Education Pick, Before Confirmation Vote" is from the January 23, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Emma Brown and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Betsy DeVos, Trump's Education Pick, Lauded as Bold Reformer, Called Unfit for Job

    • By: Emma Brown, Danielle Douglas-Gabriel, Moriah Balingit
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Democrats attacked Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump’s education nominee, calling her unfit for the job during a contentious confirmation hearing Tuesday evening, while Republicans defended her as a bold reformer who would disrupt the status quo in U.S. education.

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    • Trump Nominates Two Prominent GOP Women: DeVos as Education Secretary, Haley as UN Ambassador

    • By: Jerry Markon, Robert Costa, Emma Brown
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday selected two prominent Republican women for Cabinet-level positions, adding diversity to an inner circle that was already coming under fire for being composed mostly of white men.

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