Monday, Jan 26 12 p.m. (ET)

Are More School Hours The Answer?

Across the country, schools are experimenting with changed schedules, adding more hours & days to the school calendar, in order to give students additional time to learn. But critics say more hours can't overcome the problems caused by...

Monday, Jan 26 1 p.m. (ET)

Climbing the Ladder at the State Department

The Foreign Service has long sought to recruit our nation's best and brightest. But there was one thing it couldn't offer to many people who signed up -- the chance to be an ambassador. Now, President Obama says he'd like to open more of...

Monday, Jan 26 1:29 p.m. (ET)

Hazel Scott: Integrating Jazz Music

She was a child prodigy at age 8, shared the bill with Count Basie at New York's first integrated nightclub at the age of 15,and was considered a has-been by her mid-30s. But Hazel Scott's legacy is one to celebrate. Born in Trinidad and...

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