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The TEACH grant helps teachers-to-be pay for college or a master's. But many teachers, like Maggie Webb (left) and David West, say when they began teaching, they were forced to pay it back. Kayana Szymczak and Sean Rayford for NPR hide caption

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Dept. Of Education Fail: Teachers Lose Grants, Forced To Repay Thousands In Loans

The TEACH grant helps future teachers pay for college or a master's. Many say that when they started teaching, they were forced to pay it back. A study obtained by NPR suggests thousands are affected.

Sounds Heard from the Moon Park Jiha
Kosame No Oka - from "Drunken Angel" David Mansfield
Dancers At The Spring Jefre Cantu-Ledesma
Going Out (Rest In Beats) St. Mic

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands in Beijing, in this photo provided by China's Xinhua News Agency in Beijing. Kim was making his first known trip to a foreign country since he took power in 2011. Ju Peng/AP hide caption

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Kim Jong Un Talks Nukes On Secret Trip To China

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Why Trump Appointees Refer To 'Optics' When Discussing Spending Scandals

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Gray Cottage Study #4: Healing and Gratitude John Hollenbeck
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Dept. Of Education Fail: Teachers Lose Grants, Forced To Repay Thousands In Loans

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Do Women Candidates Have An Advantage In 2018?

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