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A new study out of Yale found that pre-K teachers, white and black alike, spend more time watching black boys, expecting trouble. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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Bias Isn't Just A Police Problem, It's A Preschool Problem

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Teaching Middle-Schoolers Climate Change Without Terrifying Them

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Native American teenagers participate in a drum circle dance during the College Horizons summer retreat for prospective students at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wi. Jane Inman/Courtesy of College Horizons hide caption

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How Native Students Can Succeed In College: 'Be As Tough As The Land That Made You'

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Asia Duncan, 30, is formerly a seller for a jewelry maker. Now, she's attending Pasadena City College and is working to be a doctor. Maya Sugarman for NPR hide caption

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Shaken By Economic Change, 'Non-Traditional' Students Are Becoming The New Normal

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The college financial aid system is both meager and unwieldy, says author Sara Goldrick-Rab. "Our first really big takeaway was that if the goal is to get people money, financial aid doesn't do a great job. There's 50 steps between you and the money you need." Maria Fabrizio for NPR hide caption

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Critics voice concern over this proposed Mexican-American heritage textbook. Some scholars on in the subject say that the textbook, "Mexican American Heritage," is riddled with factual errors, is missing content and promotes racism and culturally offensive stereotypes. Courtesy of Momentum Instruction hide caption

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A Connecticut judge wrote in a scathing review of the state's public education system: "The state's definition of what it means to have a secondary education is like a sugar-cube boat. It dissolves before it's half launched." LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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