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Education

Extra learning time is helping these students catch up from COVID interruptions

After school "learning hubs" are helping some high school students in North Carolina catch up on academic time lost due to COVID — and stay on track for graduation.

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These mushroom foragers hit the jackpot. Then they got creative

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National

For tornado survivors, 'Cowboy' offers a listening ear

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For tornado survivors, 'Cowboy' offers a listening ear

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Sophomore Dreshon Robinson stands outside his high school cafeteria, where the learning hub takes place. He wants to go to college and be an audio engineer. Cornell Watson for NPR hide caption

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Cornell Watson for NPR

Extra learning time is helping these students catch up from COVID interruptions

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