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More Colleges Say They'll Require Students To Have COVID-19 Vaccines For Fall

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Gabriel Toro, 23, stands on the sidewalk near his apartment in Boston on March 11. Toro completed the credits required for a bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts Boston but the school wouldn't release Toro's transcript or degree because of an unpaid balance. Meredith Nierman/GBH News hide caption

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States Step In To Stop Colleges Holding Transcripts Ransom For Unpaid Bills

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Students chat on a lawn last fall at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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High School Seniors Ask, 'What Will College Look Like Next Fall?'

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Lavonda Little has been a custodial worker at the University of Florida for more than 16 years. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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Cleaning A College In A Pandemic: 'Without Us This Campus Shuts Down'

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Jason Felt teaches a cybersecurity class at Countryside High School in Clearwater, Fla. The group Cyber Florida has helped organize the program in many parts of the state, and is planning to expand its "digital literacy" campaign to include topics like disinformation. Hayley Rosenberg hide caption

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As Bad Information Spreads, Florida Schools Seek To Teach 'Digital Literacy'

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Drew Lehman of Lansdale, Pa., became unable to work after a traumatic car accident. He is currently navigating the confusing, bureaucratic process of getting his federal student loans discharged. /Natalie Piserchio for NPR hide caption

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Education Dept. Restores Debt Cancellation For Some Borrowers With Disabilities

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Jasjyot Singh Hans for NPR

COVID-19 Lockdowns Have Been Hard On Youth Locked Up

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The University of Southern California has agreed to an $852 million settlement with more than 700 women who have accused the college's longtime campus gynecologist of sexual abuse, officials announced Thursday. Richard Vogel/AP hide caption

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Students returned to in-person learning on a hybrid model this week at St. Anthony Catholic High School in Long Beach, Calif. The country is on track to have a majority of schools open in the next two months, but not all children are going back. Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A county health worker fills a syringe with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in West Chester, Pa., in late December. Rutgers University will require students enrolling for the fall semester to show they have received a COVID-19 vaccine. Matt Slocum/AP hide caption

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How To Talk — And Listen — To A Teen With Mental Health Struggles

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New Data Highlight Disparities In Students Learning In Person

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A Census Bureau survey found that the number of households that said they were homeschooling doubled last year. Eric Baradat/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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