npr EdWe've been to school. We know how education works. Right? In fact, many aspects of learning — in homes, at schools, at work and elsewhere — are evolving rapidly, along with our understanding of learning. Join us as we explore how learning happens.
HOW LEARNING HAPPENS
Sociologist Tressie McMillan Cottom
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A screen projection shows U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos addressing the crowd at the Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC, in National Harbor, Md.
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Gavin Grimm speaks during an interview at his home in Gloucester, Va., in 2015. Grimm sued his school district for the right to use the boys' bathroom; the case is scheduled to be argued before the Supreme Court next month.
Spring Lake Park High School junior Kia Muleta has been playing the clarinet since fifth grade. Kia wants more diversity in her band music. She is often the only black student in band, where most of the music was composed by white men.
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(From left) Ryan Zinke, the nominee for interior secretary; Attorney General Jeff Sessions; Judge Neil Gorsuch, Supreme Court nominee; Secretary of State Rex Tillerson; and Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price.
Shaw, 8, plays an improv game with Erin McTiernan, an Indiana State University doctoral student. Shaw is a participant in an improv class at Indiana State University for children with high functioning autism.
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