Byron Garrett is the first male CEO of the National Parent-Teacher's Association in 100 Years. The 35-year-old black is a former principal ? not a parent, though he raised his nephews ? and was appointed by the national board with a unanimous vote.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with BBC Ghana correspondent David Amanor, who spoke with -- and listened to -- some young musicians in the capital Accra who are there to audition for a chance at a scholarship for the Berklee College of Music in Boston.
Estonians love to study English, but some in the Estonian government wonder whether Estonians put too much emphasis on learning English, and too little on learning other languages, as Cyrus Farivar reports from the Estonian capital, Tallinn.
In one Napa, California classroom, art means giving away energy-efficient light bulbs, videotaping green public service announcements, and powering up courtesy of student bicyclists. Guest: art teacher-extraordinaire, Sharon Campbell.
The U.S. government has taken a keen interest in France's poor, immigrant suburbs, and it's been bringing over young people from those suburbs to change some of their negative opinions about the U.S., as The BBC's Emma Jane Kirby reports from Paris.