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On Wednesday the U.S. Senate's education committee heard testimony on reopening schools. (Top row from left: Sen. Lamar Alexander, Denver Public Schools Superintendent Susana Cordova, Sen. Bob Casey. Middle: former education secretary John B. King Jr., Sen. Patty Murray, Sen. Lisa Murkowski. Bottom: Penny Schwinn, Matthew Blomstedt, Sen. Tammy Baldwin.) Senate.gov/Screenshots by NPR hide caption

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Senate Panel Asks: When Can K-12 Schools Safely Reopen?

The U.S. Senate's education committee grappled with the challenges public schools face as they prepare to reopen safely in the fall.

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On Wednesday the U.S. Senate's education committee heard testimony on reopening schools. (Top row from left: Sen. Lamar Alexander, Denver Public Schools Superintendent Susana Cordova, Sen. Bob Casey. Middle: former education secretary John B. King Jr., Sen. Patty Murray, Sen. Lisa Murkowski. Bottom: Penny Schwinn, Matthew Blomstedt, Sen. Tammy Baldwin.) Senate.gov/Screenshots by NPR hide caption

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Senate Panel Asks: When Can K-12 Schools Safely Reopen?

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The Grammys Changed Some Categories. Will They Make Any Difference?

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California Was Set To Spend Over $1 Billion to Prevent Wildfires. Then Came COVID-19

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Joe Biden Has Come A Long Way On Criminal Justice Reform. Progressives Want More

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Houston's Hip-Hop Scene Remembers George Floyd

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