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An employee adjusts desks in an empty classroom in New Delhi after schools there were closed in March. A new report finds 1 in 4 countries have either missed their planned school reopening date, or not yet set one. Yawar Nazir/Getty Images hide caption

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A statue of Confederate Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson stands behind cannons at the entrance to the barracks at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va. Superintendent J.H. Binford Peay III resigned Monday amid allegations that the school's culture was hostile to Black cadets. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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In Fort Collins, Colorado State University has been running a robust wastewater testing program since the start of the fall semester. Researchers regularly collect samples from 17 sites across campus, including the Westfall Hall dormitory. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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Colleges Turn To Wastewater Testing In An Effort To Flush Out The Coronavirus

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America's School Funding Crisis: Budget Cuts, Rising Costs And No Help In Sight

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Students at Hillsborough High School in Tampa, Fla., wait in line to have their temperatures checked on Aug. 31. According to an updated tracker, Florida is one of three states that will offer full-time, in-person learning to more than 75% of students by Election Day. Octavio Jones/Getty Images hide caption

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Ishana Kumar, 12, a 7th grader from Chappaqua, N.Y., on Wednesday won a top science award for a project on perception of imaginary colors. Society Communications Team hide caption

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Ishana Kumar, 12, Wins Top Award For Research Into 'Imaginary Colors'

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FAFSA Applications Are Open. Here's How To Fill It Out This Year

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Students attend the first day of school in the small town of Labastida, Spain, on Sept. 8. A recent study found no link between coronavirus spikes and school reopenings in the country. Alvaro Barrientos/AP hide caption

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Are The Risks Of Reopening Schools Exaggerated?

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Caleb Anderson, 12, attends virtual calculus class this month at Chattahoochee Technical College in Marietta, Ga., where he is a sophomore. Anderson family hide caption

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A Georgia Boy Started Reading At 6 Months Old. Now 12, He's In College

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Opening Schools And Other Hard Decisions

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Rebecca Knill: Technology Has Come So Far—When Will Our Mindset Catch-Up?

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Dallas Taylor: What Can We Learn From Listening To Silence?

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Jim Hudspeth: How Do We Hear — And How Do We Lose Our Ability To Hear?

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Mary Louise Kelly: How A Veteran Radio Journalist Adapts To Hearing Loss

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The Tricky Business Of Coronavirus Testing On College Campuses

We hit the road with NPR Education Reporter Elissa Nadworny. She's been on a weekslong road trip to get an up-close view of how colleges across the U.S. are handling the pandemic. On today's show, she tells us how one university has been using mass testing to fight the spread of the coronavirus on its campus. It's a strategy that's run into some challenges, namely, student behavior.

The Tricky Business Of Coronavirus Testing On College Campuses

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