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Uintah Elementary School in Salt Lake City, where up to 40 students were served lunch Tuesday — only to have it discarded. They were told they didn't have enough credit on their accounts. Google hide caption

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Could Northwestern Football Union Even Out College Priorities?

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Elite athletes at Team Academy keep up their education in classrooms like this one; their training facilities are downstairs in the same building. Sarah Brunson/USSA hide caption

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High Schoolers Hit The Slopes, And The Books, At Team Academy

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Silver Lake Elementary School in Middletown, Del., has begun implementing the national Common Core State Standards for academics. The GOP largely backs the standards that are rolling out in 45 states, but Tea Party conservatives have been critical — and liberals increasingly have the same complaints. Steve Ruark/AP hide caption

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Political Rivals Find Common Ground Over Common Core

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Obama Expected To Propose Expanding Preschool Programs

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Alexia is a condition often associated with the occipital lobe — the part of the brain that receives visual information. iStockphoto hide caption

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A Reading Teacher Who Lost The Ability To Read

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Teacher Job Protections Vs. Students' Education In Calif.

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Violence Abroad Threatens Students, As Do Guns At U.S. Schools

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Are E-Books Killing Reading For Fun?

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A police officer walks out of the Electrical Engineering Building on the campus of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., Tuesday. One person was killed in a classroom by a gunman who surrendered to a police officer within minutes of the attack, officials said. Michael Conroy/AP hide caption

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The Hard Truth About Defaulting On Student Loans

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The Second Lives Of 'Stuff' In Chicago Public Schools

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Chef Furard Tate says he wanted to "bring love back" to a Washington, D.C., neighborhood damaged since the 1968 riots. Allison Keyes/NPR hide caption

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D.C. Barbecue Joint Serves Food For Soul And Mind

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