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.

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A field trip to the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., led by Kimberly Grayson, the principal of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Early College in Denver, inspired some of her students to demand a more inclusive school curriculum. Chemetra Keys hide caption

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Denver School Principal On How Black Students Led Swift Changes To History Curriculum

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Dawn Wacek: How Can Libraries Be A Path Toward Inclusivity And Forgiveness?

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Children in an elementary school class wearing masks enter the classroom with desks spaced apart as per coronavirus guidelines in Monterey Park, Calif. Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Florida Teachers Union Leader: 'We Do Not Want To Be The Petri Dish For America'

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Pirette McKamey has spent more than three decades as an educator. Currently the principal at Mission High School in San Francisco, McKamey says being an anti-racist educator means committing to "all of the students sitting in front of me, including Black and Latinx students." Charles Warren hide caption

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Veteran Educator On The Endless But 'Joyful' Work Of Creating Anti-Racist Education

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School buses sit idle in a Seattle bus yard. On July 2, Seattle Public Schools announced it is planning to resume some in-person learning in the new school year. Karen Ducey/Getty Images hide caption

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When It Comes To Reopening Schools, 'The Devil's In The Details,' Educators Say

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Black Students Matter demonstrators march en route to a rally at the Department of Education in Washington, D.C., on June 19. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call via Getty Images hide caption

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Effective Anti-Racist Education Requires More Diverse Teachers, More Training

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Jane Elliott, an educator and anti-racism activist, first conducted her blue eyes/brown eyes exercise in her third-grade classroom in Iowa in 1968. Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption

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We Are Repeating The Discrimination Experiment Every Day, Says Educator Jane Elliott

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The president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Dr. Sally Goza, attends a meeting at the White House with President Trump, students, teachers and administrators about how to safely reopen schools during the coronavirus pandemic. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Top Pediatrician Says States Shouldn't Force Schools To Reopen If Virus Is Surging

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Dr. Michael Drake was named the President of the University of California system on Tuesday. He takes over a sprawling system that includes 10 campuses and more than 280,000 students. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Simge Topaloğlu, a Turkish citizen pursuing her doctorate at Harvard University, was caught off-guard by a new international student visa regulation put forward by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement earlier this week. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption

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A statue of John Harvard, namesake of the university, overlooks the campus earlier this year. Harvard University joined the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in suing the federal government over its policies on international students Wednesday. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images hide caption

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Wednesday's decision seems to be an extension of a 2012 ruling in which the Supreme Court unanimously found that a fourth-grade teacher at a Lutheran school who was commissioned as a minister could not sue over her firing. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Justices Rule Teachers At Religious Schools Aren't Protected By Fair Employment Laws

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Dajae Williams is a quality engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab. "I create music that fuses hip-hop and math as a tool to encourage underprivileged youth to explore STEM." NASA/JPL-Caltech hide caption

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This NASA Engineer Is Bringing Math And Science To Hip-Hop

Encore episode. NASA engineer Dajae Williams is using hip hop to make math and science more accessible to young people of color. We talk with Dajae about her path to NASA, and how music helped her fall in love with math and science when she was a teenager.

This NASA Engineer Is Bringing Math And Science To Hip-Hop

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The sign for J.E.B. Stuart High School in Falls Church, Va., named after the slaveholding Confederate general, photographed in 2017. The name was changed to Justice High School two years ago. Matt Barakat/AP hide caption

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Why U.S. Schools Are Still Segregated — And One Idea To Help Change That

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