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    • 9 Million Kids Get Health Insurance Under CHIP. Congress Just Let It Expire.

    • By: Valerie Strauss
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Congress just allowed the Children’s Health Insurance Program, which provided low-cost health insurance to 9 million children, to expire.

    "9 Million Kids Get Health Insurance Under CHIP. Congress Just Let It Expire." is from the October 01, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Valerie Strauss and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Kindergarten Teacher’s Fear: Testing My Students Into Failure

    • By: Valerie Strauss
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Kindergarten Teacher’s Fear: Testing My Students Into Failure" is from the September 28, 2015 Ideas and Controversy section of The Washington Post. It was written by Valerie Strauss and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Facts About Our Sun and Moon That You're Embarrassed to Admit You Don't Know

    • By: Valerie Strauss
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Unless you have been hiding under a rock, you know by now that the sun and the moon will be the stars of the Great American Eclipse of 2017. It happens Aug. 21, when the moon will pass between the sun and Earth, and, depending on where you are in the United States and a few other countries, the moon can be seen completely, or partially, blocking the sun.

    "Facts About Our Sun and Moon That You're Embarrassed to Admit You Don't Know" is from the August 09, 2017 Answer Sheet section of The Washington Post. It was written by Valerie Strauss and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Recess Four Times a Day? Why Some Schools Are Now Letting Kids Play an Hour a Day

    • By: Valerie Strauss
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Recess Four Times a Day? Why Some Schools Are Now Letting Kids Play an Hour a Day" is from the September 14, 2016 Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by Valerie Strauss and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • He's 77, Frail and Lives in Pennsylvania. Turkey Says He's a Coup Mastermind

    • By: Abigail Hauslohner, Karen DeYoung, Valerie Strauss
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 17 mins
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    "He's 77, Frail and Lives in Pennsylvania. Turkey Says He's a Coup Mastermind" is from the August 03, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Abigail Hauslohner, Karen DeYoung and Valerie Strauss and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Teacher: The Existential Crisis We All Should Be Having

    • By: Valerie Strauss
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Teacher: The Existential Crisis We All Should Be Having" is from the October 24, 2015 Ideas and Controversy section of The Washington Post. It was written by Valerie Strauss and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • A Disturbing Truth About Medical School — and America's Future Doctors

    • By: Valerie Strauss
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    You may be surprised to learn that medical students at many of the best schools in the country aren’t given grades during the first two years of their medical education. They either pass their coursework or they fail. And then, they take one high-stakes test that affects their medical future.

    "A Disturbing Truth About Medical School — and America's Future Doctors" is from the May 08, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Valerie Strauss and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Why John Adams Saw July 2 as America’s True Independence Day

    • By: Valerie Strauss
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 4 mins
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    John Adams, a leader of the American Revolution who became the first vice president and the second president of the United States, thought July 2 was the date that would be celebrated “as the great anniversary festival.”

    "Why John Adams Saw July 2 as America’s True Independence Day" is from the July 01, 2017 Answer Sheet section of The Washington Post. It was written by Valerie Strauss and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • It's 2015. Where Are All the Black College Faculty?

    • By: Valerie Strauss
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "It's 2015. Where Are All the Black College Faculty?" is from the November 13, 2015 Ideas and Controversy section of The Washington Post. It was written by Valerie Strauss and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Parents Cite Student Privacy Concerns With Popular Online Education Platform

    • By: Valerie Strauss
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 14 mins
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    Over the course of the 2016-2017 school year, some parents in several states rebelled against the platform, both because of its lack of privacy and because they saw a negative impact on their children’s learning and attitudes to school.

    "Parents Cite Student Privacy Concerns With Popular Online Education Platform" is from the September 05, 2017 Answer Sheet section of The Washington Post. It was written by Valerie Strauss and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Some Kindergartners to Learn about Gender Identity amid Push for New Health Education Standards

    • By: Valerie Strauss
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Some Kindergartners to Learn about Gender Identity amid Push for New Health Education Standards" is from the July 8, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Valerie Strauss and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Her Son Began Hating School. What Happened When She Found Out Why.

    • By: Valerie Strauss
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Her Son Began Hating School. What Happened When She Found Out Why." is from the September 29, 2015 Ideas and Controversy section of The Washington Post. It was written by Valerie Strauss and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Once Again, Gov. Scott Walker Ignores Teacher Who Wants Him to Stop Talking about Her

    • By: Valerie Strauss
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Once Again, Gov. Scott Walker Ignores Teacher Who Wants Him to Stop Talking about Her" is from the September 17, 2015 Ideas and Controversy section of The Washington Post. It was written by Valerie Strauss and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Democrats Reject Her, but They Helped Pave the Road to Education Nominee DeVos

    • By: Valerie Strauss
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 12 mins
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    Betsy DeVos, a Republican billionaire from Michigan who public school advocates see as hostile to America’s public education system, is likely to be confirmed despite a rocky Senate committee hearing, where, under caustic Democratic questioning, she seemed not to know basic education issues.

    "Democrats Reject Her, but They Helped Pave the Road to Education Nominee DeVos" is from the January 21, 2017 U.S. section of The Washington Post. It was written by Valerie Strauss and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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