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When The Focus Is On The Student, Not The Class

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In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, residents meet with FEMA representatives to file forms for federal aid at the Jose de Diego Elementary School in Las Piedras, Puerto Rico, on Oct. 2. Carlos Giusti/AP hide caption

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Nora Ortiz Navarro, the social worker at Escuela Gaspar Vilá Mayans, leads students in exercises to help them deal with stress and feel calm. Lauren Migaki/NPR hide caption

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For Puerto Rico's Children, Finding A 'Safe Place' In The Few Schools That Are Open

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Eric Arjon practices on a circuit board at Lone Star College's new construction trades center in Houston. He is training to become a heating, ventilation and air conditioning technician. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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After Hurricane, Texas School Tries To Meet Demand For Construction Workers

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What's Changed In South Carolina Schools Since Violent Student Arrest

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Seventh-grade English teacher Kareli Lizárraga works with her students at STRIVE Prep-Sunnyside in Denver. She came to the United States illegally as a 4-year-old, and works in Denver thanks to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Cyrus McCrimmon/Denver Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Football players on the Watkins Mill High Wolverines take a knee during the playing of the National Anthem before a game against the Damascus Hornets at Damascus High School in Damascus, Md. Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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