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Education

Where are the students? For a second straight year, school enrollment is dropping

The declines many school districts reported last year have continued, an NPR investigation finds. What educators don't know is where those students have gone.

People gather to pay their respects at the 1971 independence war martyrs national memorial to celebrate the 50th Victory Day, which marks the end of a nine-month war of independence from Pakistan, in Savar, Bangladesh, on Thursday. Munir Uz Zaman/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Bangladesh is marking 50 years since the end of the war that created the country

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District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine announced on Tuesday that the District of Columbia is suing the Oath Keepers and Proud Boys for damages from the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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D.C.'s attorney general is suing the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers over Capitol attack

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Saule Omarova testifies before the Senate Banking Committee on Nov. 18 during her nomination hearing to head the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Days after withdrawing her nomination, Omarova blamed banks for leading the opposition against her in an interview with NPR's Morning Edition. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Saule Omarova gets candid: Banks sank her nomination to become a key regulator

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