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Among other things, senators asked Mick Mulvaney whether the CFPB suppressed a report, as has been alleged, that found evidence of banks charging dubious account fees to college students. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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If 'Free College' Sounds Too Good To Be True, That's Because It Often Is

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Krista Holland (right) and Regina Wooten, another Wilmington principal, pose with toys Holland brought to a Chapel Hill shelter. Lisa Philip/WUNC hide caption

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When Florence Hit Her School Community, This Principal Stepped Up

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Loan Forgiveness Denial; Puerto Rico Schools After Maria; DeVos Calls For Free-Speech

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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh during the second day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill. Win McNamee / Getty Images hide caption

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How To Talk To Young People About The Kavanaugh Story

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Bob Cavanagh, left, and Linda Moore, center, wait in an evacuation shelter setup at the Conway High School for the arrival of Hurricane Florence on Thursday in Conway, S.C. Many schools in the area have closed or been converted to shelters for residents in the region. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Mohammad Alahmad, a Syrian academic, speaks at a New University in Exile Consortium event last week. Alahmad continued teaching at Raqqa University until ISIS shut down the school. "I decided to stay to help students," he said, "to continue teaching as much as we can." He and his family left Syria after the university was shut down. Ben Ferrari/The New School hide caption

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Third graders on board a floating school in Bangladesh run by the nonprofit group Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha. Mahmud Hossain Opu for NPR hide caption

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'Floating Schools' Make Sure Kids Get To Class When The Water Rises

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Students assemble for the first Mass of the academic year at St. Bernard School in Mt. Lebanon, Pa. Sarah Schneider/WESA hide caption

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Catholic Schools And Parents Grapple With Whether To Address Abuse Report

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From Poverty To Rocket Scientist To CEO, A Girl Scout's Inspiring Story

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Students and administrators at the Icahn School of Medicine are working to fight racial disparities at their school, including: (from left) Masrai Williams, Michelle Sainté, Giselle Lynch, Dr. David Muller, Eziwoma Alibo, Michael Espino and Shashi Anand. Gabriela Bhaskar for NPR hide caption

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