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This Virginia high schooler is pushing to see more women of color in their curriculum

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Avah Lamie is in fifth grade and lives in Hartford, Vt. The pandemic brought a big loss of stability for kids, experts say. Michele Abercrombie/NPR hide caption

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What life is like for an 11-year-old

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More than 1 million fewer students are in college. Here's how that impacts the economy

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The omicron variant is wreaking havoc at day care centers

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Lahore, Pakistan, is locking down to improve air quality

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How the COVID-19 pandemic has changed med school

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The students she once mentored helped Lyllye Reynolds-Parker, 75, buy her first house

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A page from the book The Me I Choose to Be by Natasha Anastasia Tarpley with photography by Regis and Kahran Bethencourt. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers hide caption

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Kids need to see themselves reflected in media. Here are some recommendations

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Virtual classes allow school districts to do away with traditional snow days

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As the pandemic persists, more schools embrace outdoor classes

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Music educator Monica Levin teaches via video conference at Frances Fuchs Early Childhood Center in Prince George's County, Maryland. Jennifer Samson hide caption

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For kids grappling with the pandemic's traumas, art classes can be an oasis

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There's new pressure to ban books at schools

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In 2011, a 17-year-old named Mishka told readers of his Facebook post that his Salem, Ore., high school was "asking for a f***ing shooting." That post and other furious outbursts triggered a quick, but deep evaluation by the school district's threat assessment unit. Beth Nakamura for NPR hide caption

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Denver Teachers Begin Strike After More Than A Year Of Contract Negotiations

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Denver teachers carry placards as they wait to march after a rally in support of a strike outside the state Capitol last month. Denver schoolteachers are going on strike over how their base pay is calculated. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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Campus Police Watch For Meddling Mom At Towson Unversity

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Art Teacher In Texas Rewards Hard-Working Students

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School Shooters: What's Their Path To Violence?

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Laundromats Fold In Learning Spaces For Busy Families

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