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French Parents Try To Explain The Inexplicable To Their Kids

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Marian Coleman attended Noble Hill school in Cassville, Ga., in the 1950s. It's one of more than 5,000 "Rosenwald schools" built for African-Americans in the early 20th century. The school is now a cultural center and Coleman is the curator. Gabrielle Emanuel/NPR hide caption

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Built A Century Ago, 'Rosenwald Schools' May Still Have Lessons To Teach

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As colleges have been cracking down on campus sexual assault, some students have been complaining that schools are going too far and trampling the rights of the accused in the process. Alberto Ruggieri/Illustration Works/Getty Images hide caption

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For Students Accused Of Campus Rape, Legal Victories Win Back Rights

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Congratulations, Grade School Grads! Now Listen Up.

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California is one of 20 states that allow parents to opt out of vaccination requirements for reasons of "personal belief." About 10 percent of students in the Santa Monica-Malibu school district are not immunized. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Measles + Low Vaccination Rates = Big Headaches For Schools

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Even when the weather turns nasty, some students are expected to log on to their classes from home. Magictorch/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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For Some Schools, Learning Doesn't Stop On Snow Days

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., marches with other civil rights protesters during the 1963 March on Washington. AP hide caption

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Classroom Reflections On America's Race Relations

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Communities Struggle To Reach Homeless Students Living In The Shadows

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Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy, seen in a photo taken last year, says his resignation Thursday was "by mutual agreement." Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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LA Schools Superintendent Steps Down, Defends Tenure

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The San Diego School District is sending back a military vehicle it had planned to use in rescue operations. The district had released renderings of what the MRAP might look like after its tan military color is repainted. This version shows it as a police vehicle. San Diego Unified School District hide caption

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At Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church in Murrysville, Pa., on Wednesday evening, worshipers held candles as they prayed for those injured in a stabbing attack at the local high school. Connor Mulvaney /Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/Landov hide caption

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Emergency responders gather in the parking lot on the campus of Franklin Regional High School in Murraysville, Pa., on Wednesday after an attack there left at least 20 people, nearly all of them students, injured. Most suffered stab wounds or lacerations. Keith Srakocic/AP hide caption

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Uintah Elementary School in Salt Lake City, where up to 40 students were served lunch Tuesday — only to have it discarded. They were told they didn't have enough credit on their accounts. Google hide caption

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Very few girls get the recommended 60 minutes of exercise daily. But physical activity could help with school, a study says. evoo73/Flickr hide caption

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Crowdsourcing tools are giving teachers and school district employees more say on big decisions. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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All locked up: School buses sat idle this morning in the Jamaica section of New York City. Justin Lane /EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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