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The turnout at Highline College at an informational event earlier this month. (Photo courtesy of NWIRP)

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The turnout at Highline College at an informational event earlier this month. (Photo courtesy of NWIRP) Ray Corona works as a student recruiter at...

A rule card displayed at the Cat Attic cat café in Korea. Cafes commonly employ rules such as not picking up sleeping or visibly agitated cats. (Photo courtesy of Karla Orozco)

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Two young Seattle entrepreneurs are raising funds to open 'the Meowtropolitan' — Seattle's first cat cafe.

Eco Kargha weaver Poonam Devi prepares bobbins of silk thread, January 2013.

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A silk weaver at his loom in Bhagalpur, January 2013. (Upaya courtesy photo) Extreme poverty is an unavoidable reality in India. The first time...

The boy who painted this visual story dreamed of a world where impoverished ethnic Burmese villagers were considered as worthy of human rights as wealthy city dwellers. (Image courtesy of Erika Berg)

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By 2009, Burma became our state's largest refugee community.

A classroom full of students in Japan, where class sizes average around 30 students. (Photo by Shintaro Ozawa)

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What do Japan and South Korea have to say about the value of small class sizes?