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5:31pm

Tue January 10, 2012
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The Shifting Beliefs Of New Hampshire’s Young Voters

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Since the general election in 1998, youth voters (18-34) in New Hampshire have been more active than their peers around the country. In fact, according to a recent study by the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE), the youth turnout in New Hampshire reached an impressive 43% percent in 2008.

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10:54am

Thu January 5, 2012
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Scenes From The College Republican Caucus In Iowa City

A group of Republican Ron Paul supporters gather before the caucuses. Paul dominated this student-centric caucus.
Photo by Robyn Gee

 

Iowa caucus results are in, and Ron Paul managed to come in third place with 21 percent of the votes. Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney tied for first with 25 percent each.

But at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Ron Paul dominated the Republican caucus votes, taking 117 out of 179 votes. The majority of people at the caucus were young, including the three people who spoke on behalf of candidates. The caucus took all of 25 minutes, from start to finish. Latecomers who arrived at 7:20pm were turned away, unable to cast their votes.

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9:42am

Wed January 4, 2012
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You Can Lead A Kid To Water

Darleen Franklin holding a culture grown in a Petri dish.
Brett Myers/Youth Radio

State and federal governments are implementing new policies requiring schools to provide free drinking water in cafeterias at lunchtime, to promote health and fight obesity. Ideally, schools install “hydration stations” where students fill up reusable bottles with chilled, filtered water.

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4:18pm

Mon January 2, 2012
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Will More Latino Teachers Solve The Latino Achievement Gap In U.S.?

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Could bolstering the Latino teacher workforce have an impact on the widening achievement gap between Latino students and their white and black peers in America?

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