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There's harm in taking away recess for elementary schoolers as a form of punishment

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Russian soldiers left graffiti in the school in Borodyanka, a town outside of Ukraine's capital Kyiv. Anya Kamenetz/NPR hide caption

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How a Ukrainian teacher helped students escape Russia's invasion, and still graduate

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Delaware State University says it has filed a complaint to the U.S. Department of Justice Wednesday to investigate the women's lacrosse team bus stop and search. Here, the main gate of the Delaware State University campus in Dover in September 2007. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Students and teachers spoke on gender and race classroom discussion bans in hearing

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Snap CEO Evan Spiegel and KORA Organics CEO Miranda Kerr attend a gala in Beverly Hills, Calif., on May 4. The couple surprised graduates of a Los Angeles art school by paying off their student debt. David Livingston/Getty Images hide caption

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Delaware State University, a historically Black institution, says the stop and search of a bus transporting members of its women's lacrosse team in Georgia was "constitutionally dubious." Here, the entrance of Delaware State University in Dover, Del., in September 2007. Tim Shaffer/Reuters hide caption

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Students interact with a teacher during a lesson at Poland's Warsaw Ukrainian School, on Wednesday, May 11, 2022. Adam Lach for NPR hide caption

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This school takes kids from the most traumatized parts of Ukraine — and offers hope

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How a school in Warsaw is educating kids of Ukrainian families who fled to Poland

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Middle school winners Harrison McDonald, Wesley Helmer, Kit Atteberry, and Blake Turley pose with librarian Misti Knight. Cooper Neill for NPR hide caption

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These middle school students have a warning about teens and social media

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Tegan Nam won the 2022 Student Podcast Challenge for high school with their story about using humor to process trauma. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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"God gave you a voice. Use it," Elizabeth Bonker told her fellow graduates. "And no, the irony of a nonspeaking autistic encouraging you to use your voice is not lost on me." Scott Cook/Rollins College hide caption

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Cherish Morgan, whose daughter attends Desert Oasis High School, says students and staff don't feel safe as a result of the increased violence and learning is suffering. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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Las Vegas struggles with rising violence in schools

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Burial sites linked to Native American boarding schools ID'd in government report

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