npr Ed We've been to school. We know how education works. Right? In fact, many aspects of learning — in homes, at schools, at work and elsewhere — are evolving rapidly, along with our understanding of learning. Join us as we explore how learning happens.
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English Learners Were Hurt The Most When Texas Limited Special Education

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Nicole Boykins is principal at Crocker College Prep in New Orleans. The pre-K through eighth grade school is one of five schools in a program to better serve children who've been exposed to trauma. Clarence Williams/WWNO hide caption

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When Schools Meet Trauma With Understanding, Not Discipline

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Pankaj Rayamaji speaks through his trusted walkie-talkie to a teacher inside. Rayamaji is the director of logistics and operations at Columbia Heights Education Campus in Washington, D.C. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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Hall Passes, Buses, Lunch Duty: What If The Principal Could Focus On Achievement?

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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos testifies during a hearing on the proposed Department of Education budget. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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There are conflicting theories as to what led an Education Department official to quit — and where it leaves those depending on or paying off student aid. Saul Loeb/Getty Images hide caption

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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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Preschool, A State-By-State Update

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Second-graders line up in the hall at St. Marcus. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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Lessons From The Nation's Oldest Voucher Program

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Reed is honored at Jupiter Middle School of Technology's Honor Roll Breakfast in Jupiter, Fla. Reed was among about 80 students who received a special honor for getting straight A's. Zak Bennett for NPR hide caption

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For Families With Special Needs, Vouchers Bring Choices, Not Guarantees

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