education

Arts

How creative are you?

Forget the SATs or Common Core. A psychologist created a different kind of standardized test to evaluate students: it measures your creativity.

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Global Politics

Rastamouse upsets some people

The World's Alex Gallafent tells us about a new kids TV show in Britain called Rastamouse. It's wildly popular, but it's also been criticized for racial stereotyping. So will Rastamouse follow Thomas the Tank Engine and Angelina Ballerina onto US screens?

Development & Education

Home schooling

San Francisco Chronicle reporter Jill Tucker talks about the recent California state appeals court ruling which declared that homeschooling by parents without teaching credentials is illegal.

Health & Medicine

Texas abstinence

Faith talks to journalist Katy Vince about the broad failure of abstinence education programs in the state of Texas, as described in her new Texas Monthly article, ?Faith, Hope and Chastity.?

Science, Tech & Environment

Out of this world art

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.