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News Summary: Greece gets extension for staff cuts

EASING OFF: Greek officials announced the first details of a major staff cuts for its public sector Tuesday, but said rescue lenders have granted another three months to catch up.Full story

Keep your kid’s brain active this summer

  Middle school teacher Jessica Lahey and psychologist Jennifer Hartstein discuss the “summer slide”: kids losing months of learning over the summer. They share tips and book suggestions to get your kids reading this summer so they’ll do better when they return to school.

Monica Lewinsky’s negligee auctioned by wife of ex

  More than 30 of the former White House intern’s personal items that were part of the federal investigation into her relationship with President Clinton are being auctioned by the ex-wife of Lewinsky’s high school teacher, who Lewinsky had an affair with.

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Kenyan teachers to strike, ignoring calls for wage restraint

Greece invokes emergency powers to block teachers' strike

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  Teacher describes school lockdown as tornado touched down

Theresa Mosier, a school teacher from Moore, Oklahoma, joins MSNBC via phone to describe her experience Friday evening as a tornado touched ground.

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