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Yerianne Roldán and Zuleyka Avila are both seniors at Colonial High School in Orlando, scrambling to readjust their plans for college. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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For Many Puerto Ricans, College Plans Washed Away With Hurricane Maria

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D.C.'s School For Young Boys Of Color Tackles Mistrust Between Students And Police

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School Trip To D.C. Canceled Over Fears Of Mass Shooting

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To Tax Or Not To Tax University Endowments

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Sam Kass: Can Free Breakfast Improve Learning?

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Wendy Troxel: Does High School Start Too Early?

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Mohawk Club adviser Robin Logan (in back) watches as club members Amanda Rourke (from left), Keely Thompson-Cook, Landon Laffin and Mallory Sunday discuss their high school's Native American Day celebration. David Sommerstein/North Country Public Radio hide caption

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Native American Students Fight Discrimination By Celebrating Their Heritage

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In Chinese Cities, Migrants' Work Is Welcome. Their Children Are Not

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New Study Finds That 4.2 Million Kids Experience Homelessness Each Year

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