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Students work on computers in Henderson, Nev. Several states including Utah and Ohio use automated grading on student essays written as part of standardized tests. John Locher/AP hide caption

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More States Opting To 'Robo-Grade' Student Essays By Computer

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Craig Blackburn, left; Kyle Kosceilniak, center; and Hannah LaCour, members of the Louisiana delegation of the National Down Syndrome Society, practice their remarks while waiting to meet a Senate staffer. Joseph Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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Teaching Parents Of Kids With Disabilities To Fight Back

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Pearl Arrendondo: How Can Mentors Push Students To Move Beyond Their Circumstances?

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Victor Rios: How Can Mentors Guide Kids To Live Up To Their Full Potential?

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Is This Supreme Court Decision The End Of Teachers Unions?

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A History Of The Department Of Education

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A Richmond School Board Member On Renaming A School

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Students wear clear backpacks outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Monday. The bags are one of a number of security measures the school district has enacted as a result of the Feb. 14 shooting at the school that killed 17. Sun Sentinel/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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Making Schools Safer: Harsh Consequences, Or Second Chances?

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Closures Of Schools In Puerto Rico Complicate Family Life

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President Trump, flanked by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, answers questions in August 2017 at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. Thursday, the White House announced plans to merge the two departments. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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