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Youngest kids may be narrowing the "digital divide"
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/children-mobile-devices-narrowing-the-digital-divide/

Schools Enlist Parents to Bridge Cultural Barriers
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2015/10/28/schools-enlist-parents-to-bridge-cultural-barriers.html

Do After-school STEM Programs Lead to Science Careers? Should They?
http://youthtoday.org/2015/11/do-after-school-stem-programs-lead-to-science-careers-should-they/

The Un-College That's Training $100,000 App Developers
http://iowapublicradio.org/post/un-college-thats-training-100000-app-developers#stream/0

Illinois District Violated Transgender Student’s Rights, U.S. Says
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/03/us/illinois-district-violated-transgender-students-rights-us-says.html?_r=1

Teens spend a 'mind-boggling' 9 hours a day using media, report says
http://www.cnn.com/2015/11/03/health/teens-tweens-media-screen-use-report/

Help for Homework Help: Teaching Parents Common Core Math
http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/homework-teaching-parents-common-core-math-34927515

Study: Most States Link Student Learning to Teacher Reviews
http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/study-states-link-student-learning-teacher-reviews-34964565

Loras College launches program for students with autism
http://www.kwwl.com/story/30428944/2015/11/03/loras-college-launches-program-for-students-with-autism

The secret sauce: the right way to teach the teachers
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2015/11/04/the-secret-sauce-the-right-way-to-teach-the-teachers/

The Magic School Bus Comes to Life
http://www.wnyc.org/story/biobus-hopes-drive-students-science/

A Growth Mindset Fuels Creativity in Youth
http://www.rootsofaction.com/growth-mindset-fuels-creativity/

The importance of early exposure to STEM fields
http://national.deseretnews.com/article/6666/the-importance-of-early-exposure-to-stem-fields.html