npr EdWe've been to school. We know how education works. Right? In fact, many aspects of learning — in homes, at schools, at work and elsewhere — are evolving rapidly, along with our understanding of learning. Join us as we explore how learning happens.
Students wear clear backpacks outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Monday. The bags are one of a number of security measures the school district has enacted as a result of the Feb. 14 shooting at the school that killed 17.
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President Trump, flanked by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, answers questions in August 2017 at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. Thursday, the White House announced plans to merge the two departments.
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The University of Southern California's provost denies that there was a cover-up of complaints about Dr. George Tyndall, a gynecologist who saw student patients at the Engemann Student Health Center.
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The one-room schoolhouse of Colonial days was a simple design built from local materials. Kids sat on benches with the oldest in the back. While nostalgia has kept these in our minds, they were hardly conducive for much beyond basic rote learning.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos answers questions by Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., (on video screen) during a House Education and the Workforce Committee hearing on Capitol Hill.
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Kaitlyn McCollum teaches at Columbia Central High School in Tennessee. After being told her TEACH grant paperwork was late, her grants were converted to loans. "I'm on the phone in between classes ... trying to get all of this information together, crying, trying to plead my case," she says.
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Teachers and supporters hold signs during a 'March For Students And Rally For Respect' protest in Raleigh, North Carolina on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.
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