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How Dayton, Ohio, spent its COVID money

Dayton, Ohio, was once desperate for American Rescue Plan money to help with basic services. Now the city finds itself awash in funds, and looking for creative ways to spend the COVID-19 aid largesse.

A catamaran is a classroom at this high school for future engineers and captains

Maritime High School in Washington is preparing future marine scientists and ship captains. Most high schools take the occasional field trip. But few turn a catamaran into a floating classroom.

'Best schools' rankings are meaningless — and harmful, critic says

U.S. News & World Report published its first-ever list of the "Best" K-8 schools in America. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with writer James Fallows about the possible consequences of such rankings.

The pandemic has left many students months behind in school subjects

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with journalist Jill Barshay of The Hechinger Report to discuss what we know about pandemic "learning loss" and how educators can address it.

Student lawsuit claims Liberty University's culture fostered sexual violence

In a lawsuit, more than a dozen women say Liberty University put them at risk in part because of its code of conduct emphasizing sexual purity. Their lawyer says more women are coming forward.

Liberty College students file a lawsuit claiming school culture fostered sexual violence

In a lawsuit, more than a dozen women say Liberty University put them at risk in part because of its code of conduct emphasizing sexual purity. Their lawyer says more women are coming forward.

High schoolers are training to drive 18-wheelers amid a shortage of truck drivers

The trucking industry is short 68,000 drivers. By 2028, industry officials fear the number could jump to more than 100,000. A California high school allows seniors to learn trucking skills.(Image credit: Dave Dein/Patterson High School)

Don't judge these teens by their tattoos

Two Chicago-area high school podcasters say they've dreamed about tattoos since they were little. And they argue that people who have them shouldn't be judged by what's on the outside.(Image credit: Olivia Obineme for NPR)

Former Michigan player opens up about the sexual abuse behind his sit-in protest

Former NFL player Jon Vaughn talks with NPR's Ailsa Chang from his sit-in protest outside the University of Michigan president's home after sex abuse allegations emerged about a school doctor.

Teachers in Texas are told they must teach 'opposing' views of the Holocaust

An administrator with the Southlake School District reportedly made the statement during a meeting when a new state law came up. It says multiple perspectives should be presented on certain topics.(Image credit: PeopleImages/Getty Images)

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