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Trump Chooses Michigan Philanthropist Betsy DeVos As Secretary Of Education

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Sixth Graders Need To Talk Out Trump's White House Win

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Here's What Students Are Saying About The Election Results

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Platform Check: What Trump And Clinton Have To Say About Education

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National Science Test Scores Are Out, But What Do They Really Tell Us?

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What Are The Main Reasons Teachers Call It Quits?

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LAFD Capt. Eddie Marez instructs cadets at Banning High on how to operate a fire hose. Roxanne Turpen for NPR hide caption

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Can A School District Help Diversify A Fire Department?

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Asia Duncan, 30, is formerly a seller for a jewelry maker. Now, she's attending Pasadena City College and is working to be a doctor. Maya Sugarman for NPR hide caption

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Shaken By Economic Change, 'Non-Traditional' Students Are Becoming The New Normal

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Bernadette Ortiz holds up her daughter, Adriana, as she looks for the name of her grandfather, New York City Police officer Edwin Ortiz, at a wall commemorating fallen officers in New York City. Families gathered at the wall following a procession in Lower Manhattan to mark the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks and the officers who were killed during them and afterward. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Teaching Sept. 11 To Students Who Were Born After The Attacks Happened

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