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Say Goodbye To X+Y: Should Community Colleges Abolish Algebra?

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Artist Imani Turner works on a watercolor piece inspired by the solar system. "Art creates opportunities for all of us to learn about ourselves," says Tony Brunswick, the executive director of Art Enables. "We really believe in the power of art." Beck Harlan/NPR hide caption

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Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos testifies during a hearing before the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee May 24, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Kids Struggling With Addiction Need School, Too, But There Are Few Options

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testifies before the Senate Appropriations Committee on Capitol Hill June 6, 2017 in Washington, D.C. DeVos testified on the fiscal year 2018 budget request for the Education Department. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Q Daily, 11, said he'd prefer not to grow up. But he is now on the cusp of middle school, adolescence and facing his changing body. And for a transgender child, this time of life is particularly complex. Jennifer Hsu/WNYC hide caption

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A Transgender Child Faces Growing Up

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