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Under Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, pictured, the state is enacting a handful of controversial education measures that are attracting national attention. Octavio Jones/Getty Images hide caption

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Sesame Street co-creator Lloyd Morrisett attends the 42nd annual Kennedy Center Honors at the Kennedy Center on Dec. 8, 2019, in Washington, D.C. Morrisett died at 93, Sesame Workshop announced Monday. Greg Allen/Invision/AP hide caption

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After Damar Hamlin's cardiac arrest, there's new urgency to get AEDs in schools

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"People across the country should be concerned that legislators and governors across the country are going to do exactly what Florida is doing," says Florida Sen. Shevrin Jones, pictured here in March 2022. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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Florida's AP African American studies ban should raise alarm elsewhere, lawmaker says

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Under Gov. Ron DeSantis' leadership, Florida has enacted a slew of education rules that limit teaching topics including race, and sexual orientation. Octavio Jones/Getty Images hide caption

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Harvard restores fellowship for human rights advocate critical of Israeli policies

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Did AI write this headline?

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Students walk to classes on the Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind., in 2021. A student was stabbed on a bus near campus. Darron Cummings/AP hide caption

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Indiana's Asian American community is grieving after a bus stabbing attack

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An office within the University of Southern California's School of Social Work announced it is removing the term "field" from its curriculum. Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Author George M. Johnson wrote All Boys Aren't Blue, which is on the American Library Association's list of most banned books. Kaz Fantone/NPR hide caption

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Exclusive: New Biden student loan plan unveiled amid agency funding crisis

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GPTZero in action: The bot correctly detected AI-written text. The writing sample that was submitted? ChatGPT's attempt at "an essay on the ethics of AI plagiarism that could pass a ChatGPT detector tool." GPTZero.me/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Mandy Robek's classroom at Shale Meadows Elementary School in Lewis Center, Ohio. Emma Peaslee/NPR hide caption

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The economics lessons in kids' books

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the David N. Dinkins Leadership and Public Policy Forum at Columbia University in New York City in April 2015. Kevin Hagen/Getty Images hide caption

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