NPR - Education How It All Turned Out: A Kindergarten Story, 13 Years Later 2017-06-23T06:08:00.000000000-04:00 NPR was there for 5-year-old Sam's first day of kindergarten back in 2004. His parents wondered if he was ready. This month, as he graduated from high school, they're still asking that question. Anne Frank's Diary At 75 2017-06-23T05:02:00.000000000-04:00 It's been 75 years since 13-year-old Anne Frank sat down to write her first diary entry about hiding during World War II. Today, her legacy is carried on at an elementary school in Philadelphia. Louisiana Is First State To Ban Public Colleges From Asking About Criminal History 2017-06-22T08:39:00.000000000-04:00 The "ban the box" movement is designed to open opportunities to the tens of millions of Americans with some kind of criminal record. Federal Officials Turn To Private Law Firms To Chase Student Loan Debtors 2017-06-21T16:30:00.000000000-04:00 People who default on their student loans could hear from a private debt collector. The government turns to collection agencies to get payments out of people who often don't work and can't have their wages or tax returns garnished. Online Retail Boom Means More Warehouse Workers, And Robots To Accompany Them 2017-06-19T16:46:00.000000000-04:00 On the outskirts of the Bay Area, farming communities are hoping that warehouse jobs tied to the e-commerce surge will boost the local economy. But automation is expected to take over many such jobs. Big Tent Revival: Southern Baptists Challenge A Racist History 2017-06-19T10:06:30.000000000-04:00 The Southern Baptist Convention has officially denounced white nationalism. What does this tell us about today's evangelicals? A School That Provides The One Constant In Homeless Children's Lives 2017-06-19T06:25:00.000000000-04:00 Positive Tomorrows in Oklahoma City addresses education and other basic needs for homeless students and their families. Poverty, Dropouts, Pregnancy, Suicide: What The Numbers Say About Fatherless Kids 2017-06-18T06:04:29.000000000-04:00 Data clearly show how many fatherless children there are and how their lives are affected, but one best-selling author says he rarely sees interventions happening in schools. For Some Students, Getting An Education Means Crossing The Border 2017-06-17T06:27:00.000000000-04:00 There are hundreds of kids who are U.S. citizens but live in Mexico. Every day they walk across the border to go to school in California. DeVos Rolls Back For-Profit College Regs, Harvard's President To Step Down 2017-06-17T06:01:29.000000000-04:00 A potential weakening of campus civil rights enforcement, a big transition at Harvard and more in our weekly roundup.