Education We'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.

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Amelia Hunt (left), principal of Stevens Early Learning Center in Washington, D.C., and Dr. Craig DeWolfe, a hospitalist at Children's National. Lulu Garcia-Navarro/NPR hide caption

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Guards, Generosity, Patience: A Volunteer Effort To Vaccinate Public School Workers

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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. Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images hide caption

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Debate Over Student Loan Forgiveness Hinges On 2 Numbers: $10,000 Vs. $50,000

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Brain Trouble, the second book in The Magnificent Makers series. Penguin Random House hide caption

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The Creation Of The Magnificent Makers

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CDC Offers Clearest Guidance Yet For Reopening Schools

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A teacher wearing a protective mask walks around the classroom during a lesson at an elementary school in San Francisco in October 2020. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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3 Teachers On The Push To Return To The Classroom

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A view of a teacher and students at Yung Wing School P.S. 124 on January 13 in New York City. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images hide caption

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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. Max Herman/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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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. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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8-Year-Old Calls Out NPR For Lack Of Dinosaur Stories

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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. Courtesy North Charleston High School hide caption

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Empty school corridors have become the new norm in some parts of the country during the pandemic. Frederic Cirou/PhotoAlto/Getty Images hide caption

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Teachers Knock On Doors Looking For Students Who've Disappeared From Online Learning

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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. Ashlee Rezin Garcia/AP hide caption

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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. François Picard/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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