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Education

Why America's Schools Have A Money Problem

How much money a school can spend on its students still depends, in large part, on local property taxes. And many states aren't doing much to level the field for poor kids.

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Why America's Schools Have A Money Problem

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Storm Returns Prefuse 73
Never Catch Me (feat. Kendrick Lamar) (Instrumental) Flying Lotus
The Risk Mic Powers

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Supreme Court Weighs Obama's Executive Action On Immigration

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The Telephone Song (Instrumental) Charles Bradley
Hustlaz Paradise Skrazey Beats

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Solitary Confinement Is What Destroyed My Son, Grieving Mom Says

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Love Don't Cost (A Thing)/Still Grimey (Instrumental) Wu-Tang Clan

Shiman Shan (left) and Brenda Nguyen canvassed voters for the Bernie Sanders campaign in a New York City neighborhood with a growing Chinese-American community. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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In Close Race, 'Unprecedented' Push For Asian-American Voters Comes To N.Y.

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Astral M-Seven
Shift M-Seven

A view of the beach known as "La Selva," part of the Northeast Ecological Corridor reserve, in Luquillo, Puerto Rico. Andres Leighton/AP hide caption

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Grass-Roots Fight To Protect Puerto Rico's Coast Scores Environmental Prize

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LA Nocturn Daedelus
Girls (Nstrmntl) Daedelus

Trade is an issue that's resonating on the campaign trail — with candidates Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders, seen here opposing fast-tracking the Trans-Pacific Partnership last year, both decrying the impact trade deals have had on American jobs. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Why Candidates Are Out Of Sync With How Americans Really Feel About Trade

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Initiate GoGo Penguin
Quiet Mind GoGo Penguin
Preservation Wu-Tang Clan

When Erika Stallings was 22, she found out that she might have a genetic mutation that greatly increased her risk of cancer. Misha Friedman for NPR hide caption

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More People Seek Genetic Testing, But There Aren't Enough Counselors

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There's a growing body of evidence challenging the notion that low-fat dairy is best. Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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The Full-Fat Paradox: Dairy Fat Linked To Lower Diabetes Risk

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Flashing Lights Hip Hop Beats (originally by Kanye West)
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