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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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Phil Sturm, a Realtor who lives in Chevy Chase, Md., will host around 20 students from North Carolina this weekend. Brakkton Booker/NPR hide caption

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Washington, D.C., Residents House Students Coming In For Gun Control March

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Dr. Lee Goldstein, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, & Biomedical Engineering at Boston University and Newton North High School Football player Alex Riviero speak on the front porch of Dr. Goldstein's home in Newton, Mass. Meredith Nierman/WGBH hide caption

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When A High School Football Player Meets A Brain Injury Researcher

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A student stops to look at a memorial at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Feb. 28. Last month's shooting raised questions about whether states are doing enough to fund mental health services in schools. Rhona Wise/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mental Health Funding Tied To Florida's Controversial Gun Legislation

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It's easy to mistake adolescent depression for something else, child psychiatrists say; the signs can include misbehavior, eating problems or sleep trouble. Johner Bildbyra/Getty Images hide caption

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Pediatricians Call For Universal Depression Screening For Teens

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A week ago, kids in Parkland, Fla., were talking about prom and graduation. Now they're talking about funerals and gun control. Some students say the shooting that left 17 people dead will be a catalyst for different gun laws. Brian Mann/North Country Public Radio hide caption

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Florida Students Shaken Over Shooting Plan To March In D.C.

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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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When The Focus Is On The Student, Not The Class

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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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Do Laptops Help Learning? A Look At The Only Statewide School Laptop Program

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A growing number of pediatric sports medicine groups warn that when a child focuses on a single sport before age 15 or 16, they increase their risk of injury and burnout — and don't boost their overall success in that sport. Hero Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Student Athletes Who Specialize Early Are Injured More Often, Study Finds

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The missing teens are Aristide Irambona, 18 (clockwise from top left), Nice Munezero, 17, Audrey Mwamikazi, 17, Don Ingabire, 16, Richard Irakoze, 18, and Kevin Sabumukiza, 17. DC Metropolitan Police Department hide caption

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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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A DIYgirls team from San Fernando Senior High School created a device that uses solar power to sanitize a tent using antibacterial UV lights. Courtesy of DIYGirls hide caption

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All-Girls Teen Engineering Team Creates A Solar-Powered Tent For Homeless People

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Michelle Griffith is one of about a thousand adult learners at Motlow State Community College outside of Nashville, Tenn. Emily Siner/WPLN hide caption

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The First State To Offer Free Community College To Nearly Every Adult

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The Goodwill Excel Center in Austin, TX. Gabriel Cristóver Pérez/KUT hide caption

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Goodwill Helps 43-Year-Old Finally Get Her High School Diploma

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In a recent study from National Center for Education Statistics found even after controlling for academic achievement in high school, black and Latino students attend selective institutions at far lower rates and drop out of college more often. Cesar Okada/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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