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Atole de elote is a warm corn drink from Central America. Student Jose Rivas wrote an essay about a weekly tradition of enjoying atole with his late father in El Salvador, and how the drink helped him to feel more at home after he moved to the U.S. Becky Harlan/NPR hide caption

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A new study shows that when infants and young children grow up in households without enough to eat, they are more likely to perform poorly at school years later. Daniel Fishel for NPR hide caption

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center Thursday at National Harbor, Md. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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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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Betsy DeVos, President Trump's pick to be the next secretary of education, testifies during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee last month. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Gov. Bill Haslam and his wife, Crissy, leave the House chamber after Haslam gave his annual State of the State address in Nashville on Monday. Haslam is looking to expand a free community college program to include adults. Mark Humphrey/AP hide caption

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The American Academy of Pediatrics' guidelines on when children should stay home are more liberal than those of many day care centers. Thanasis Zovoilis/Getty Images hide caption

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Navajo students at Crystal Boarding School in New Mexico sing traditional songs in class. Carrie Jung/KJZZ hide caption

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Native American Education: What Will It Take To Fix The 'Epitome Of Broken'?

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Study Shows The U.S. Attracts An Elite Muslim And Hindu Population

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A tourist photographs a historic landmark plaque, on March 13, 2010, in front of the Grassy Knoll and beside the former Texas School Book Depository Building in Dealey Plaza where the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy took place in Dallas, Texas. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Education may help brains cope with cognitive decline, and treatments for high blood pressure and other health problems may decrease dementia risk. Alfred Pasieka/Science Photo Library/Getty Images hide caption

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Dementia Risk Declines, And Education May Be One Reason Why

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Margaret Feldman helps students (from left) Al Nagib Conteh, 17, and Devin Butler, 18, as they work through their FAFSA applications. Conteh's father, Ahmed Conteh (back), is there to help his son through some of the harder questions. Mayra Linares/NPR hide caption

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Hey Students, Applying For College Aid Is Easier! (But Still Hard)

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Oak Hill Middle School students say goodbye to METCO students heading back to Boston on the bus. Kieran Kesner for NPR hide caption

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Why Busing Didn't End School Segregation

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