Wilkinsburg Junior and Senior High School, the only public junior and senior high school in the small suburb, is closing. Chris Benderev hide caption

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What Happens When Your Town's Only High School Closes?

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Diary Of A Saudi Girl: Karate Lover, Science Nerd ... Bride?

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Students at Do Space learn to use a laser cutter during a crash course on how to design a key chain. Joy Carey/NET News hide caption

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In Omaha, A Library With No Books Brings Technology To All

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A kindergarten teacher in Jerusalem stands with students as they listen to sirens that played nationwide on Thursday to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day. This year, a new national Holocaust curriculum is being fully implemented in kindergarten. Ellen Krosney for NPR hide caption

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In Israeli Kindergartens, An Early Lesson In The Holocaust

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A child in South Sudan studies in a school. Fewer than half of the school-age kids are in school in South Sudan, one of the world's poorest countries, which has also been plagued by war. Sebastian Rich/UNICEF South Sudan hide caption

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An Indian student holds a placard demanding the release of student leader Kanhaiya Kumar during a protest at the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi on Tuesday. Tsering Topgyal/AP hide caption

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Protests Widen As India Debates When Speech Is Sedition

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Disrepair — such as this floor in the gym of Noble Elementary-Middle School in Detroit — and other problems have prompted the teachers' "sickout" protests. Courtesy of Detroit Federation of Teachers hide caption

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Detroit Public School Teachers Turn To 'Sickouts' In Protest

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