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It's been 2,400 years since he taught his last class, but the teaching method Socrates created, and that bears his name, lives on today.

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Educators in St. Louis are using events in Ferguson to spark discussions about race and class in a deeply segregated region. Others have found approaching the subject a difficult task.

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Robert Siegel talks with Dr. David Oshinsky about the historic polio vaccination trials. Tuesday is the 100th anniversary of the birth of Jonas Salk, who invented the vaccine.

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Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will invest $10 million over two years to help top students from poor families into college.

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Three years after Florida A&M student Robert Champion died after a beating on a bus, a member of the university's marching band is on trial for manslaughter.

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