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DCPS Chancellor Antwan Wilson has resigned amid ongoing graduation issues and after news emerged that he had improperly transferred his child from one highly desired school to another. Astrid Riecken/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Is There Any Way For Schools To Prevent Shootings?

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While Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has in some ways made little progress on her signature issue — school choice — she spent much of her 12 months in office undoing work that she and many conservatives viewed as overreach by the Obama administration. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Listen: Tristan Harris, founder of Center for Humane Technology, on Morning Edition

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By the time George Washington died, more than 300 enslaved people lived and toiled on his Mount Vernon farm. Painting by Junius Brutus Stearns, 19th Century. Getty Images/SuperStock RM hide caption

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Why Schools Fail To Teach Slavery's 'Hard History'

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