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Students perform in The Little Mermaid, the sixth-most popular musical in the 2016-2017 school year. R. Bruhn /Courtesy of Educational Theatre Association hide caption

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The Most Popular High School Plays And Musicals

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Some Parents Are Giving Up Guardianship Of Their Kids To Get College Financial Aid

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Millions Of U.S. Children Go To Racially And Economically Segregated Schools

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NPR sent photographers to locations across the country to document the stark differences between school districts right next to each other. This is what they saw. Preston Gannaway/Talia Herman/Alex Matzke/Elissa Nadworny/Jesse Neider/Photo collage by LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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This Supreme Court Case Made School District Lines A Tool For Segregation

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Wyoming Valley West High School in Plymouth, Pa. Officials with the school district are not responding to several offers to settle debt students accrued from not paying for cafeteria meals. Courtesy of Luzerne County hide caption

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Offers Pour In To Cover Pa. Students' Meal Debt, But School Officials Not Interested

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In India, Some Students With Low Test Scores Can Buy Their Way Into College

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The courthouse in Luzerne County, Pa., where officials this month sent letters to parents who had unpaid cafeteria debt, threatening to take parents to court if the obligations were not settled. John Greim/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Don't Have Lunch Money? A Pennsylvania School District Threatens Foster Care

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Beyond 'Good' Vs. 'Bad' Touch: 4 Lessons To Help Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

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'I'm Drowning': Those Hit Hardest By Student Loan Debt Never Finished College

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In this 2011 photo, Hu Jintao, then China's president, visits the Confucius Institute at the Walter Payton College Preparatory High School in Chicago. China established more than 100 Confucius Institutes, which provide language and culture programs, at U.S. schools. But at least 13 universities have dropped the program due to a law that raises concerns about Chinese spying. Chris Walker/AP hide caption

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As Scrutiny Of China Grows, Some U.S. Schools Drop A Language Program

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