Doctor Takes Death Education To High School Classrooms

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A screen projection shows U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos addressing the crowd at the Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC, in National Harbor, Md. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Mildred Dresselhaus, winner of the Kavli Prize and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, speaks in Bergen, Norway, in 2012. Marit Hommedal/Flickr hide caption

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Liz Coleman: How Do We Teach College Students To Ask Big Questions?

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Bjorn Mustard of Chesapeake, Va., (left) says he felt depressed and uncomfortable before coming out as transgender. Brian Hopkins of Mathews County, Va., (right) says he believes transgender teens are confused and he supports rolling back protections for transgender students. Sarah McCammon/NPR hide caption

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Gavin Grimm speaks during an interview at his home in Gloucester, Va., in 2015. Grimm sued his school district for the right to use the boys' bathroom; the case is scheduled to be argued before the Supreme Court next month. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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The Trump administration has reversed federal guidance that directed public schools to allow students to use the restrooms and locker rooms that corresponded to their gender identities. Sara D. Davis/Getty Images hide caption

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Mae Jemison addresses congressional representatives and distinguished guests at Bayer's Making Science Make Sense 20th anniversary celebration in 2015. Kevin Wolf/AP Images for Bayer Making Science Make Sense hide caption

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After Making History In Space, Mae Jemison Works To Prime Future Scientists

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Terrence Johnson, a junior at the University of Mississippi, poses for a portrait outside his apartment in Oxford, Miss. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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A Student's Perspective On Mississippi: Beautiful, Engulfing And Sometimes Enraging

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A happy hour event put on by the Adulting School, where participants learn how to make craft cocktails, at Maine Craft Distilling in Portland, Maine. Other skills taught by the school include changing a flat tire, making deviled eggs and folding sheets. Courtesy of Rachel Weinstein hide caption

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Adulting School Teaches Young Adults Grown-Up Skills

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