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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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Shawn Sheehan, Oklahoma's 2016 Teacher of the Year, sits in his classroom one last time before moving to Texas for better pay. Emily Wendler/KOSU hide caption

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Teacher Of The Year In Oklahoma Moves To Texas For The Money

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The Supreme Court ruled this week that Trinity Lutheran Child Learning Center in Columbia, Mo., could not be excluded from a state grant to resurface its play area just because the school has a religious affiliation. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Every Senior At This Struggling High School Was Accepted To College

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Kelly Blake, agricultural education teacher at Fleming School, learns how to protect herself from an attack with the help of local police officer Graham Dunne. Jenny Brundin/Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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These Teachers Are Learning Gun Skills To Protect Students, They Say

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Sam Marsenison, 18, stands among classmates after accepting his high school diploma in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Zak Bennett for NPR hide caption

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How It All Turned Out: A Kindergarten Story, 13 Years Later

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Many of the challenges the teachers and administration work on with homeless children are social skills techniques for managing stress, anxiety and feelings. Here, students in Shelly Fryer's class take time for play. Katie Hayes Luke for NPR hide caption

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