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Authorities perform an active shooter drill at Park High School on April 27, 2018 in Livingston, Mont. Some experts question the methods of active shooter drills. William Campbell/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Experts Worry Active Shooter Drills In Schools Could Be Traumatic For Students

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The Draper Building at Berea College in central Kentucky. The college hasn't collected tuition since 1892. Founded by an abolitionist in 1855, it was the first interracial and coeducational college in the South. Courtesy of Berea College hide caption

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Here's How 2 Schools Have Made Free College Work — For Decades

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Maryland now offers the country's first master's degree in the study of the science and therapeutics of cannabis. Pictured, an employee places a bud into a bottle for a customer at a weed dispensary in Denver, Colo. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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You Can Get A Master's In Medical Cannabis In Maryland

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'First-Gen' Proud: Campuses Are Celebrating An Overlooked Group. But Is That Enough?

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Two fourth-graders rock side to side while doing math equations at Charles Pinckney Elementary School's "Brain Room" in Charleston, S.C., in 2015. John McDonnell/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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It's A Smartphone Life: More Than Half Of U.S. Children Now Have One

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The NCAA has long argued that it was converting revenues, such as the $1 billion from the men's basketball tournament, into scholarships and other opportunities for students. Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images hide caption

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NCAA Plans To Allow College Athletes To Get Paid For Use Of Their Names, Images

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Nearly two-dozen U.S. senators are calling on Kathleen Kraninger, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, to investigate a loan servicer called the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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23 Senators Demand Investigation Into Mismanagement Of Student Loan Program

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Fourteen-year-old Jaysa Mellers speaks during the panel discussion among youth climate activists at the Drawdown Learn Conference. Courtesy of Omega Institute for Holistic Studies hide caption

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The judge said Education Secretary Betsy DeVos had violated an order to stop collecting loans owed by students who had been defrauded by Corinthian Colleges. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Vital Federal Program To Help Parents In College Is 'A Drop In The Bucket'

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High school students at lunch in the University School of Milwaukee's cafeteria. Students are assigned seats, along with staff, to foster a positive school culture. Emily Files/WUWM hide caption

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Wisconsin School Breaks Up Lunchtime Cliques With Assigned Seating

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The NPR Student Podcast Challenge Is Back!

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Kathleen Kraninger, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, testifies before the House Financial Services Committee on March 7. On Thursday, she faced questions from senators about problems with a student loan program for public service workers. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Senators Press CFPB To Dig Into Problems With Public Service Student Loan Program

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