While America has long been lauded as the pinnacle of higher education, Kevin Carey of the New America Foundation would argue otherwise.Read more ›
Having a high IQ is good, but science shows that these tests don't capture mental abilities like creativity, willpower and intuition.Read more ›
A growing number of high schools around the country are opting to start classes later. The changes are a response to studies that show teenagers' academic performance and health improve with later start times.Read more ›
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Kerri Miller joined MPR News in June 2004 as host of MPR's News' Midmorning and Talking Volumes. Before that she was an award-winning television reporter for KARE 11. She has been a radio and television news reporter since 1981.
Tom Weber has reported on K12 education and served as a general assignment reporter since joining MPR News in 2008. He was a news anchor and reporter for KWMU in St. Louis for more than five years. His reporting has aired on national radio programs, including "Morning Edition" and "Marketplace."
Stephanie Curtis has produced events, daily news shows, documentaries, conferences and call-ins for MPR News. She also was among the pioneering producers who launched The Current. You can hear her discuss movies every Thursday on The Cube Critics.