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The shells are trucked over to Brooklyn's Greenpoint neighborhood and once a month are brought en masse to Governors Island in the heart of the New York Harbor. Billion Oyster Project has collected more than 1 million pounds of oyster shells so far. Courtesy of Agata Poniatowski hide caption

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In midcentury home economic classes, girls learned to cook for their future husbands while boys took shop. But now kids might learn about healthy relationships or how to balance a bank account. Mark Jay Goebel/Getty Images hide caption

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Lane Murdock, a high school sophomore, says she felt numb after the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., and knew it was time for her to try to make some change. Christian Carter/WSHU hide caption

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Meet The Students Who Dreamed Up Friday's National School Walkout

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(Left) Stacy, and sister Tracy reminisce over a collage of photos of Maleak Coffin, who died three days after being shot in December. The blanket was gifted to the family by Maleak's girlfriend, Marshay Walker. Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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A general view of the makeshift memorial in front of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on March 14, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / RHONA WISE (Photo credit should read RHONA WISE/AFP/Getty Images) RHONA WISE/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Calvin College in Michigan is affiliated with the Christian Reformed Church, which holds that "homosexual practice ... is incompatible with obedience to the will of God as revealed in Scripture." Noah PreFontaine/Calvin College hide caption

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Christian Colleges Are Tangled In Their Own LGBT Policies

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Scout Smissen, a 17-year-old junior at Roosevelt High School becomes emotional while speaking to a crowd of hundreds at Red Square on the University of Washington campus in Seattle. Megan Farmer /KUOW hide caption

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With Thousands Of Homeless Students, This District Put Help Right In Its Schools

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Episode 3: The Fierce Debate Over High Standards

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Episode 2: 'They Can't Just Be Average'

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Staying healthy and knowing how to find good health care is a big challenge for college freshmen leaving home for the first time. Mauro Grigollo/Getty Images/Cultura RF hide caption

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Seventh-grade English teacher Kareli Lizárraga works with her students at STRIVE Prep-Sunnyside in Denver. She came to the United States illegally as a 4-year-old, and works in Denver thanks to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Cyrus McCrimmon/Denver Post/Getty Images hide caption

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