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The town of Erwin was the site of the now famous hanging of Mary the elephant in 1916. Mike Belleme for NPR hide caption

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The Town That Hanged An Elephant Is Now Working To Save Them

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English teacher Shehtaz Huq and the eighth-graders at Bronx Prep Middle School behind the winning podcast — Sssh! Periods. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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Periods! Why These 8th-Graders Aren't Afraid To Talk About Them

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The college admissions and bribery scandal revealed that some were taking advantage of a system meant to help students with disabilities. Ryan Johnson for NPR hide caption

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Why The College Admissions Scandal Hurts Students With Disabilities

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This Mentoring Program Is Taking A Different Approach To Help Students With Reading

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Sen. Ted Cruz announced their proposal for Education Freedom Scholarships on Thursday. The scholarships would allow students to attend private schools or take part in apprenticeships, among other things. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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A man walks amid rubble in the Syrian town of Douma in April 2018. A report out Sunday confirmed that a chemical attack early that month was one of hundreds since the start of the Syrian civil war. Hassan Ammar/AP hide caption

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