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General Election Begins for Obama, Romney


A day after Rick Santorum’s exit from the GOP race, the Obama and Romney campaigns opened their head-to-head battle for the presidency. Romney attacked Mr.…read more

From High School Dropout to Ivy League Student


Growing up, Daniel Paris knew it was more of an effort for him to read than his peers, but he had no idea why. He…read more


Shooting Death of Teen Raises Questions About Florida Law


The death of a teenager in Florida and the lack of an arrest for the man who shot him has provoked passionate discussions around the…read more

Florida Teen’s Death Puts Law in Spotlight


*Note to teachers: Please use the first 1:47 of this video for the exercise. Demonstrators gathered outside the Seminole County Courthouse in Sanford, Fla., in…read more

Can Promise of License Keep Students in School?


For millions of high school students, getting a driver’s license is a dream, but, increasingly, states and school districts are linking the chance to get…read more

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