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Kids Struggling With Addiction Need School, Too, But There Are Few Options

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Q Daily, 11, said he'd prefer not to grow up. But he is now on the cusp of middle school, adolescence and facing his changing body. And for a transgender child, this time of life is particularly complex. Jennifer Hsu/WNYC hide caption

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A Transgender Child Faces Growing Up

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Kelly Blake, agricultural education teacher at Fleming School, learns how to protect herself from an attack with the help of local police officer Graham Dunne. Jenny Brundin/Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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These Teachers Are Learning Gun Skills To Protect Students, They Say

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Eighth graders Cristian Munoz (left) and Clifton Steward work on their Chromebooks during a language arts class at French Middle School in Topeka, Kan. Both students were eligible to bring the devices home this summer. Scott Ritter/Courtesy of French Middle School hide caption

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Kelly Jenkins prepares frogs for her students to dissect. Gabrielle Emmanuel/WGBH hide caption

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Transgender Teachers Talk About Their Experiences At School

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Anna Marie McClanahan (center) helps children write stories by using Legos to create scenes. Pam Fessler/NPR hide caption

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Under Trump Budget, Nearly 2 Million Kids May Lose After-School Care

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Wes Moore speaks at the Robin Hood Veterans Summit at Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum on May 7, 2012 in New York City. Craig Barritt/Getty Images hide caption

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Stephanie Johnson works with a student at the Renaissance Academy, a charter school in Lehi, Utah. Dan Krauss for NPR hide caption

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Maybe Teaching Special Ed Doesn't Have To Be So Hard

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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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How Should Schools Train For Active Shooters?

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Colin Ozeki, a high school student with autism, is on track to graduate this year from Millennium Brooklyn High School with an advanced diploma. Amy Pearl/WNYC hide caption

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Getting Students With Autism Through High School, To College And Beyond

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Texas May Be Denying Tens Of Thousands Of Children Special Education

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Critics voice concern over this proposed Mexican-American heritage textbook. Some scholars on in the subject say that the textbook, "Mexican American Heritage," is riddled with factual errors, is missing content and promotes racism and culturally offensive stereotypes. Courtesy of Momentum Instruction hide caption

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For Kids, Anxiety About School Can Feel Like 'Being Chased By A Lion'

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Superintendent Jay Badams leads a coalition of students, parents, educators and community members at the state Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., urging lawmakers to alter policies that have left Erie's public schools on the brink of insolvency. Kevin McCorry/WHYY hide caption

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This District May Close All Of Its High Schools; It's About Much More Than Money

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