Education We'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.

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A student walks on campus at the University of South Carolina. During the final week of August, the university reported a 26.6% positivity rate among the student population tested for the coronavirus. Sean Rayford/Getty Images hide caption

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As Campuses Become COVID-19 Hot Spots, Colleges Strain Under Financial Pressures

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A sign (left) outside a Mongolian-language school in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, reads: "When the people have conviction, the state has strength and the ethnic minorities have hope." The sign at right says: "Rule of law." Emily Feng/NPR hide caption

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Parents Keep Children Home As China Limits Mongolian Language In The Classroom

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Asher Wool, 8, uses a ferro rod and striker to light a bundle of tinder aflame at Earthwork school in western Massachusetts. Ben James for NPR hide caption

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U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos backed a rule that would have increased private schools' share of CARES Act dollars from $127 million to $1.5 billion, according to one analysis. Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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In her video Weehawken to Gettysburg Cathy Cluck stands near a statue of Alexander Hamilton in New Jersey. Cluck took a 15-day road trip to visit some of the places she teaches her students about each year and posted daily highlights to her YouTube. Catherine Cluck via YouTube/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Texas Teacher Takes Her Students On A Road Trip Through U.S. History — Remotely

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George Washington University says Jessica A. Krug has resigned from her position as an associate professor at the school. Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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The Pandemic Has Researchers Worried About Teen Suicide

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Parenting In The Time of Corona

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Students behind the Flossy Podcast: Joshua Bovell, Jaheim Birch-Gentles, Brianna Johnson, Jamar Thompson, Ieszan McKinney, and Kamari Murdock in Canarsie, Brooklyn, N.Y. (Not pictured - Isaiah Dupuy.) Kholood Eid for NPR hide caption

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Camp Robin Hood in Freedom, N.H., was one of the few around the country to offer a summer sleepover camp. This fall, it's offering a program where students can live and attend classes remotely. Jacob Spiers/Camp Robin Hood hide caption

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Class Without Coronavirus: Students Take Schoolwork To Sleepaway Camp

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Principal Alice Hom and Assistant Principal Melissa Helman discuss the placement of social distancing signs for the school year before attaching them to the hallway floors at New York City's Yung Wing School last week. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images hide caption

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School Is Off To A Slow Start, And It's Going To Be A Long Year

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Teaching kids math doesn't need to involve a textbook. LA Johnson hide caption

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Math Anxiety Is Real. Here's How To Help Your Child Avoid It

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'Children Are Going Hungry': Why Schools Are Struggling To Feed Students

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Researchers Warn Nearly Half Of U.S. Child Care Centers Could Be Lost To Pandemic

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In this Thursday Aug. 27, 2020 photo, Assistant Director Tammy Cavanaugh, left, takes the temperature of Maverick Barbera has he is held by his mother Katrina Meli at Educational Playcare, in Glastonbury, Conn. Jessica Hill/AP hide caption

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Pandemic Childcare; Plus Mukbang Meets True Crime

Guest host Elise Hu looks at how the pandemic has exacerbated existing problems when it comes to the care of small children. A Massachusetts childcare center owner shares her story about reopening, while a public policy professor talks about the difficult choices women often have to make between their careers and caregiving. Also, a look at how mukbang and true crime collide in the world of Stephanie Soo, a YouTube star and host of the Rotten Mango podcast.

Pandemic Childcare; Plus Mukbang Meets True Crime

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Gettysburg College has ordered all of its students to remain at their residences and moved all classes online in measures that began Tuesday. John Greim/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Shaka Senghor (left), Ebony Roberts (right), and their son Sekou speak on the TED stage. TED hide caption

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Ebony Roberts and Shaka Senghor: After Separating, How Do You Co-Parent As A Team?

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The view outside the Chinese technology company ByteDance in Beijing in August 2020. Trump's executive order outlaws transactions between U.S. citizens and ByteDance. American instructors who work for ByteDance subsidiary GOGOKID said they feel like their jobs are under threat. Emmanuel Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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They Teach Chinese Kids English Online. Now They're Caught In Trump's War On TikTok

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Emily Garti, a junior studying nutrition, gets her twice-weekly COVID-19 test at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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Despite Mass Testing, University Of Illinois Sees Coronavirus Cases Rise

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