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Eight-year-old Tomás Rocha, a third grader at Malcolm X Elementary School in Berkeley, Calif., is among a handful of gender non-conforming students at the school. Brett Myers/Youth Radio hide caption

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Youth Radio

Transgender Students Learn To Navigate School Halls

A new poll shows that fewer young people see gender as limited to female and male. Youth Radio reporter Nanette Thompson talks with two students about their experiences at school.

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Movie Interviews

Speed Dating For Seniors Who Aren't Interested In Slowing Down

A new film follows daters ages 70-90 looking for love in five-minute intervals. "Speed dating for seniors" may sound funny, but The Age of Love is really about our lifelong need for intimacy.

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NPR Ed

Why Some Parents Are Sitting Kids Out Of Tests

Sixty percent of parents think there is too much emphasis on testing. Are they right?

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