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What Can Kids Learn By Doing Dangerous Things?  |   

Tinkering School Founder Gever Tulley says that when kids are given sharp tools and matches, their imaginations take off and they become better problem-solvers.

Hospitals Fight Proposed Changes In The Training Of Doctors  |   

The Institute of Medicine this week urged Congress to allocate to community clinics more of the $15 billion it spends annually on training new doctors. But hospitals say that's the wrong prescription.

Enlisting Smartphones In The Campaign For Campus Safety  |   

Developers hope technology can help stop sexual assaults on campus — or at least provide students with easier access to resources.

New Bill Aims To Hold Colleges Accountable For Campus Sex Crimes  |   

Under new bipartisan legislation, colleges and universities could face strong new penalties for mishandling cases of sexual assault on campus. Critics question whether they can be implemented.

For 2 Senators, Campus Sexual Assault Solution Starts In Washington  |   

To learn more about the new legislation aimed at sexual assault on campuses, Audie Cornish speaks with two of the bill's co-sponsors, Sen. Claire McCaskill and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand.

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