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Jennifer Hanner, a first-year teacher from Harts, W.Va., holds a sign Thursday at the Capitol in Charleston. Teachers statewide went on strike Thursday over pay and benefits. John Raby/AP hide caption

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Last summer, South Koreans left messages of their sexual harassment and assaults on Post-it notes at an exit of Gangnam subway station. Jung Yeon-je/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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This School District Asked Real Estate Agents To Help Rekindle Its Reputation

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The Peters — or, Gall-Peters — projection, an attempt to better reflect the position of the equator and the size of the continents. While things get squishy in places, most experts agree that this projection gives a much more accurate depiction of the world than the commonly used Mercator projection. Joseph Amditis/Flickr hide caption

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President Donald Trump is joined by the Congressional leadership and his family before formally signing his cabinet nominations into law on Jan. 20 in the President's Room of the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington. From left are, Vice President Mike Pence, the president's wife Melania Trump, their son Barron Trump, and House Speaker Paul Ryan. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Texas May Be Denying Tens Of Thousands Of Children Special Education

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Students leave school at the end of the day at the Global Impact STEM Academy. Maddie McGarvey for NPR hide caption

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A City Looks To STEM School To Lift Economy, But Will Grads Stay?

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Pilot tests discovered high levels of lead in three water fountains at this school on Chicago's South Side. The fountains were shut down and replaced with water coolers. Cheryl Corley/NPR hide caption

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High Lead Levels Discovered In Chicago School's Drinking Fountains

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At Montana's Nkwusm Salish Language School, teacher Echo Brown works with a student learning Salish words. Luk means "wood" or "stick." Picct means "leaf" and solsi translates to "fire." Courtesy of Nkwusm Salish Language School hide caption

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Montana Offers A Boost To Native Language Immersion Programs

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Woodley Elementary third grade students write their names into newly donated dictionaries at the school. Eric J. Shelton/Hattiesburg American hide caption

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Mississippi Schools Sue State For More Money

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