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In Israeli Kindergartens, An Early Lesson In The Holocaust

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The Superintendent Who Turned Around A School District

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

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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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