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Under Rainy Skies, Los Angeles Teachers Take To The Picket Lines

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Alta Loma Elementary School teacher Jennifer Liebe-Zelazny is ready to strike if there's no deal come Monday, but she knows it will come at a cost to her fourth-grade students. Roxanne Turpen for NPR hide caption

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'I'm A Little Stressed': LA Teachers And Parents Brace For A Possible Strike

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American InterContinental University, a Career Education Corp. school, is seen in Los Angeles in 2004. CEC has entered into a half-billion dollar settlement with state attorneys general over recruitment practices. Jamie Rector/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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The partial government shutdown is affecting hundreds of thousands of workers across the country and their kids, too. Many child care centers inside federal buildings are closed. Krisanapong Detraphiphat/Getty Images hide caption

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Child Care: 1 More Way Some Federal Workers Struggle During Shutdown

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LA Students Prep For A Teacher Strike Monday: 'It's So Much Bigger Than A Pay Raise'

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Federal Reserve Board Gov. Lael Brainard says a growing body of research suggests that diversity leads to better decision-making. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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The Push To Break Up The Boys' Club At The Fed

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Teachers in the nation's second-largest school district will go on strike on Monday if there's no settlement of its long-running contract dispute. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Bernice "Bunny" Sandler battled discrimination on the basis of sex, helping create Title IX legislation to give women and girls more opportunities in education and athletics. J.M. Eddins Jr./MCT via Getty Images hide caption

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Students sit in class at Jamia Muhammadia, a madrassa in the Pakistani capital Islamabad. Diaa Hadid/NPR hide caption

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Pakistan Wants To Reform Madrassas. Experts Advise Fixing Public Education First

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How do virtual assistants like Alexa affect children's learning experiences? Some experts say easy answers delivered by technology can hurt the development of problem-solving skills in kids. Kathleen Finlay/Image Source/Getty Images hide caption

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Alexa Can Help Kids With Homework, But Don't Forget Problem-Solving Skills

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A report released on Wednesday concluded that a series of security breaches and law enforcement failures allowed an active shooter to kill 17 students and faculty. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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Cristina Scholl, first-grade teacher at Lincoln Elementary, uses a curriculum that mixes teacher-directed whole-class phonics lessons with small-group activities. Emily Hanford/APM Reports hide caption

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Stolen Calculators, A Search Warrant And 2 Varying Memories Of What Happened

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