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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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Today's college students aren't necessarily having more sex than previous generations, but the culture that permeates hookups on campus has changed. Mark Peterson/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Hookup Culture: The Unspoken Rules Of Sex On College Campuses

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Research Shows Spanish Speakers Take Longer To Learn English. Why?

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The Ongoing Battle Between Science Teachers And Fake News

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Kids Struggling With Addiction Need School, Too, But There Are Few Options

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Every Senior At This Struggling High School Was Accepted To College

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Kelly Blake, agricultural education teacher at Fleming School, learns how to protect herself from an attack with the help of local police officer Graham Dunne. Jenny Brundin/Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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These Teachers Are Learning Gun Skills To Protect Students, They Say

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Transgender Teachers Talk About Their Experiences At School

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