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Education 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.

Students walk to classes on the Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind., in 2021. A student was stabbed on a bus near campus. Darron Cummings/AP hide caption

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Indiana’s Asian American community is grieving after a bus stabbing attack

An office within the University of Southern California’s School of Social Work announced it is removing the term “field” from its curriculum. Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images

The temperature data these eighth graders are collecting from various spots around their school playground will be uploaded to a NASA database for climate scientists to use. Mohamed Sadek for NPR hide caption

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Mohamed Sadek for NPR

Author George M. Johnson wrote All Boys Aren’t Blue, which is on the American Library Association’s list of most banned books. Kaz Fantone/NPR hide caption

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Kaz Fantone/NPR

Concerns about social media’s impact on children and teens have increased in recent years. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Exclusive: New Biden student loan plan unveiled amid agency funding crisis

GPTZero in action: The bot correctly detected AI-written text. The writing sample that was submitted? ChatGPT’s attempt at “an essay on the ethics of AI plagiarism that could pass a ChatGPT detector tool.” GPTZero.me/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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GPTZero.me/Screenshot by NPR

Mandy Robek’s classroom at Shale Meadows Elementary School in Lewis Center, Ohio. Emma Peaslee/NPR hide caption

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The economics lessons in kids’ books

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the David N. Dinkins Leadership and Public Policy Forum at Columbia University in New York City in April 2015. Kevin Hagen/Getty Images hide caption

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Employers are struggling to find young workers to take jobs in the skilled trades. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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David Zalubowski/AP

The menstrual cycle is a multi-stage process lasting an average of 28 days. The menses phase of the cycle, when the uterine lining is shed and vaginal bleeding occurs, typically lasts about 3 to 5 days. Getty Images/Westend61 hide caption

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The Period Talk (For Adults)

William “Rick” Singer arrives Wednesday at the federal courthouse in Boston. He was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison and ordered to pay more than $19 million in restitution and forfeitures. Brian Snyder/Reuters hide caption

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Rick Singer, head of the college admissions bribery scandal, gets 42 months in prison

Author Maia Kobabe wrote Gender Queer, which is on the American Library Association’s lists of most banned books. Kaz Fantone/NPR hide caption

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Banned Books: Maia Kobabe explores gender identity in ‘Gender Queer’

Rick Singer departs federal court in Boston in March 2019 after pleading guilty to charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. Singer is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday afternoon in Boston. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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Mastermind of the Varsity Blues college admission scandal is about to learn his fate

Banned Books: Author Jerry Craft on telling stories all kids can identify with

Author Jerry Craft wrote New Kid, which has faced challenges in some school districts. Kaz Fantone/NPR hide caption

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People participate in a protest outside the UCLA campus in Los Angeles on Nov. 14, 2022. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Adnan Syed (center right) leaves the courthouse after a hearing on Sept. 19, 2022, in Baltimore. Syed, who was released from a Maryland prison this year after his case was the focus of the true-crime podcast “Serial,” has been hired by Georgetown University as a program associate for its Prisons and Justice Initiative. Jerry Jackson/The Baltimore Sun via AP, File hide caption

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Source: https://www.npr.org/sections/education/

Donovan Larsen

Donovan is a columnist and associate editor at the Dark News. He has written on everything from the politics to diversity issues in the workplace.

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