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Exclusive: Ed Department To Erase Debts Of Teachers, Fix Troubled Grant Program

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Senators To DeVos On TEACH Grant Debacle: 'Urgent That These Mistakes Are Fixed'

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Travis Brenda is a math teacher at Rockcastle County High School who ousted Jonathan Shell in a primary election Tuesday. Shell is a key member of the Republican leadership team that has orchestrated the teacher pension bill, the tax increases and the charter school bill. Wade Payne/AP hide caption

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The digital marquee outside Highland Arts Elementary School in Mesa, Ariz., seen at the start of class Wednesday, warns of the effects of the teacher walkout on Thursday. Matt York/AP hide caption

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As a Ph.D. student at Texas A&M University, Mario Suarez is researching ways teachers can help LGBTQ youth. Gabriel Cristóver Pérez/KUT hide caption

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Coming Out As Transgender Strengthened This Teacher's Commitment To His Students

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President Trump leaves the stage after addressing the Conservative Political Action Conference. He has repeatedly called for arming teachers after the school shooting in Florida. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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It's Hard To Imagine How Armed Teachers Might Change Schools

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Ballou High School, in Washington, D.C.'s Southeast quadrant, is located in one of the city's poorest neighborhoods and has struggled academically for years. An investigation by WAMU and NPR has found that the school's administration graduated dozens of students despite high rates of unexcused absences. Tyrone Turner/WAMU hide caption

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In D.C., 34 Percent Of Graduates Received A Diploma Against District Policy

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Episode 3: The Fierce Debate Over High Standards

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When The Focus Is On The Student, Not The Class

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Meet The 5 New Inductees Of The National Teachers Hall Of Fame

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