Education We'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.

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FAFSA Applications Are Open. Here's How To Fill It Out This Year

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Students attend the first day of school in the small town of Labastida, Spain, on Sept. 8. A recent study found no link between coronavirus spikes and school reopenings in the country. Alvaro Barrientos/AP hide caption

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Are The Risks Of Reopening Schools Exaggerated?

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Caleb Anderson, 12, attends virtual calculus class this month at Chattahoochee Technical College in Marietta, Ga., where he is a sophomore. Anderson family hide caption

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A Georgia Boy Started Reading At 6 Months Old. Now 12, He's In College

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Opening Schools And Other Hard Decisions

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Rebecca Knill: Technology Has Come So Far—When Will Our Mindset Catch-Up?

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Dallas Taylor: What Can We Learn From Listening To Silence?

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Jim Hudspeth: How Do We Hear — And How Do We Lose Our Ability To Hear?

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Mary Louise Kelly: How A Veteran Radio Journalist Adapts To Hearing Loss

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Emily Garti, a junior studying nutrition, gets her twice-weekly COVID-19 test at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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The Tricky Business Of Coronavirus Testing On College Campuses

We hit the road with NPR Education Reporter Elissa Nadworny. She's been on a weekslong road trip to get an up-close view of how colleges across the U.S. are handling the pandemic. On today's show, she tells us how one university has been using mass testing to fight the spread of the coronavirus on its campus. It's a strategy that's run into some challenges, namely, student behavior.

The Tricky Business Of Coronavirus Testing On College Campuses

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