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General Election Begins for Obama, Romney

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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

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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

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Shooting Death of Teen Raises Questions About Florida Law

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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

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*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?

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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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