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Barack Obama in a 1975 photo from the Punahou School yearbook. He and his eighth-grade homeroom classmates pose with a slide projector as part of the yearbook's theme of "Nostalgia." Punahau School 1974-1975 Yearbook hide caption

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Sealand Art Brut 0:15

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Just a few months ago, supporters rallied in the streets for the election of Francois Hollande. Now, some of the same people are protesting against the French president. Leftist parties and unions organized this anti-austerity protest in September. Bertrand Langlois/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Children of The Sun Dead Can Dance 0:23

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Composer and educator Michael Feinstein's new memoir is called The Gershwins and Me: A Personal History in Twelve Songs. Gilles Toucas/Courtesy of the author hide caption

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Freddie Freeloader Miles Davis 0:16

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Bad News Kanye West 0:39

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Despite some backlash from their political parties, both President Obama and Mitt Romney have made school choice a cornerstone of their efforts for education reform. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Students use a laptop at the Jose Maria public school in a shantytown on the outskirts of Lima, Peru on June 8. Peru has sent more than 800,000 laptop computers to children across the country, one of the world's most ambitious efforts to leverage digital technology in the fight against poverty. Five years into the program, there are doubts about its success. Karel Navarro/AP hide caption

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Lissa el Dunya Bikheer George Wassouf 0:14

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