EducationWe've been to school. We know how education works. Right? In fact, many aspects of learning — in homes, at schools, at work and elsewhere — are evolving rapidly, along with our understanding of learning. Join us as we explore how learning happens.
Students chat while waiting for history class to start at Oak Ridge High School in September of 1955, when the once all-white high school was desegregated by order of the Atomic Energy Commission. The Tennessee city's school board is now formally including the story of its integration in its curriculum.
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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, pictured on Wednesday, announced on Thursday that the country's schools will offer free period products starting later this year.
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Chicago teachers have voted to accept an agreement for returning to in-person classes in the coming weeks. Here, a woman holds a sign at a car caravan in support of teachers' call for more safety precautions.
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A model of a feathered Tyrannosaurus rex at the American Museum of Natural History in 2019 in New York City. All Things Considered is making amends for its lack of dinosaur coverage.
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"I am very appreciative of my mother, who had no shame in helping her child to become a teacher," said North Charleston High School Principal Henry Darby, who cited his mother's sacrifices made his life's work possible.
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Mayor Lori Lightfoot (left) and Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson (second from left) visit a preschool classroom at Dawes Elementary School in Chicago on Jan. 11.
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School children wearing facemasks walk outside Condit Elementary School near Houston in December. The U.S. Department of Education announced Friday that it will begin collecting data on the status of in-person learning during the pandemic.
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