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Transgender Teachers Talk About Their Experiences At School

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According to a new policy paper released by UNESCO's Global Education Monitoring Report, while total development aid has risen 24 percent, aid for education has been on the decline for six years — falling 4 percent since 2010. Marcus Butt/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Asked About Discrimination, Betsy DeVos Said This 14 Times

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English Learners Were Hurt The Most When Texas Limited Special Education

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Nicole Boykins is principal at Crocker College Prep in New Orleans. The pre-K through eighth grade school is one of five schools in a program to better serve children who've been exposed to trauma. Clarence Williams/WWNO hide caption

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When Schools Meet Trauma With Understanding, Not Discipline

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Pankaj Rayamaji speaks through his trusted walkie-talkie to a teacher inside. Rayamaji is the director of logistics and operations at Columbia Heights Education Campus in Washington, D.C. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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Hall Passes, Buses, Lunch Duty: What If The Principal Could Focus On Achievement?

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Goodwill Helps 43-Year-Old Finally Get Her High School Diploma

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Lessons From The Nation's Oldest Voucher Program

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Teachers rallied at the Statehouse in Indianapolis in 2011 to protest Gov. Mitch Daniels' attempts to curb collective bargaining, implement merit pay and create a voucher system that would send taxpayer money to private schools. Darron Cummings/AP hide caption

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The Promise And Peril Of School Vouchers

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