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Supreme Court: Montana Can't Exclude Religious Schools From Scholarship Program

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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is one of more than 300 colleges to endorse a statement about how admissions deans with evaluate applications during the coronavirus crisis. David L. Ryan/Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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The Wild Card For An In-Person Fall: College Student Behavior

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Princeton University is removing Woodrow Wilson's name from its School of Public and International Affairs. The school's board of trustees said, "Wilson's racist thinking and policies make him an inappropriate namesake." Mel Evans/AP hide caption

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A.J. Jacobs speaks at TEDNYC Intersections in 2018. Ryan Lash/Ryan Lash / TED hide caption

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A.J. Jacobs: How Can We Thank Those We Take for Granted?

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In April, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos issued guidance suggesting private schools should benefit from a representative share of federal coronavirus aid money. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Education Dept. Rule Limits How Schools Can Spend Vital Aid Money

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To help with social distancing, children at Valley of the Sun YMCA sites in Arizona were taught to make "airplane arms" when standing in line. Valley of the Sun YMCA hide caption

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What Parents Can Learn From Child Care Centers That Stayed Open During Lockdowns

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"It's fantastic to see the change [we] brought about," says University of Cincinnati pitcher Nathan Moore, who has been an outspoken proponent of renaming the university's Marge Schott Stadium. Google Street View/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Why There's A Push To Get Police Out Of Schools

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Kids Know How To Occupy Themselves. We Need To Let Them Do It

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Clark Atlanta University and alumna Pinky Cole are teaming up to offer full scholarships to Rayshard Brooks' four children, who range in age from 1 to 13 years old. Jeff Martin/AP hide caption

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A statue of Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson stands tall on the grounds of the West Virginia Capitol building in Charleston. Dave Mistich/West Virginia Public Broadcasting hide caption

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Amiri Nash, 18, co-founded an organization that creates signs about racial injustice to post in predominantly white neighborhoods. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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Rugenia Keefe, left, a paraprofessional who assisted Cole Phillips for most of high school after he lost his sight, spoke with the graduating senior for a remote conversation from Bentonville, Ark. Courtesy of Cole Phillips hide caption

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He Went Blind Before High School. His Teacher Aide Thanks Him For 'Saving' Her

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U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos appeared on Capitol Hill in February, just weeks before the pandemic sent the economy reeling. The Education Department recently changed its guidance around reconsidering student financial aid awards. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Education Dept. Is Making It Harder For Colleges To Boost Student Aid During Crisis

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Football coach Bob Wager (right) and sophomore safety Cameron Conley greet each other Thursday at the reopening of strength and conditioning camp at Martin High School in Arlington, Texas. State officials say they plan to open schools for in-person instruction in the fall. LM Otero/AP hide caption

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The University of Georgia's marching band, seen during a football game last November in Athens. The band's acting director, Brett Bawcum, announced that it would no longer play "Tara's Theme" from Gone with the Wind. The film has attracted criticism for its depiction of race. Carmen Mandato/Getty Images hide caption

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The Board of Trustees at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill voted to lift a moratorium on renaming campus buildings and memorials. About 30 campus buildings are thought to have namesakes with ties to white supremacy or slavery. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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PS 126/Manhattan Academy of Technology students Angelo Chen, Nicole Zheng, Kristi Jiang, Becky Liu, Leo Yu, Si Chen Xu and Zoe Jiang on a school field trip. Courtesy of Karin Patterson hide caption

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Coronavirus, Racism And Kindness: How NYC Middle-Schoolers Built A Winning Podcast

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5 Radical Schooling Ideas For An Uncertain Fall And Beyond

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Students behind the Flossy Podcast: Joshua Bovell, Jaheim Birch-Gentles, Brianna Johnson, Jamar Thompson, Ieszan McKinney, and Kamari Murdock in Canarsie, Brooklyn, N.Y. (Not pictured - Isaiah Dupuy) Kholood Eid for NPR hide caption

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'Climate Change Is Racial Injustice': Students Speak Their Truth In Winning Podcast

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