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'Tell Them We Are Rising' Tackles Impact Of Historically Black Colleges

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Is There Any Way For Schools To Prevent Shootings?

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The student newspaper reports the white male professor used the racial slur multiple times during the following discussion, despite increasingly strong objections from some students. Mel Evans/AP hide caption

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Graduate Students At Columbia Try To Bargain As A Union

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While Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has in some ways made little progress on her signature issue — school choice — she spent much of her 12 months in office undoing work that she and many conservatives viewed as overreach by the Obama administration. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Listen: Tristan Harris, founder of Center for Humane Technology, on Morning Edition

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By the time George Washington died, more than 300 enslaved people lived and toiled on his Mount Vernon farm. Painting by Junius Brutus Stearns, 19th Century. Getty Images/SuperStock RM hide caption

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Why Schools Fail To Teach Slavery's 'Hard History'

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According to a recent NPR/Marist poll, 30 percent of Americans do something else for pay in addition to their full-time jobs. Ilana Kohn/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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When A Full-Time Job Isn't Enough To Make It

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