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'Who Will Clean Out The Desks' — A crowdsourced poem in praise of teachers

As part of teacher appreciation month, Morning Edition asked NPR's audience to write a poem about teachers who have had an impact on their lives.

Election worker Monica Ging processes a ballot for Pennsylvania's primaries in May at the Chester County Voter Services office in West Chester, Pa. Matt Slocum/AP hide caption

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How undated ballots could affect Pennsylvania's GOP Senate race and voters' rights

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'Who Will Clean Out The Desks' — A crowdsourced poem in praise of teachers

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Business leader turned military commander Vsevolod Kozhemyako stands at a position in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in the Kharkiv region, May 16. Ricardo Moraes/Reuters hide caption

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A look inside the Ukrainian 'billionaire's battalion' fighting Russian forces

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The green boxes show portions of the audio spectrogram that artificial intelligence has identified as marine mammal calls. Ocean Science Analytics hide caption

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A computer program designed to sort mice squeaks is also finding whales in the deep

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Anger over issues such as the mask mandate galvanized families — like these seen at the Hillsborough County School Board in Tampa, Fla., last year — into running for school board. Progressive groups are taking a leaf out of their playbook. Octavio Jones/Getty Images hide caption

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Progressives take a leaf out of the conservative playbook to target school boards

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