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Members of the black student protest group Concerned Student 1950 raise their arms during a rally at Mizzou. Protests like this are making high schoolers look twice at where they want to study and the culture of racism on campus. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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Student protesters staged an Occupy-style protest inside Occidental's Arthur G. Coons Administrative Center for nearly a week. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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In 2008, President George W. Bush addressed his No Child Left Behind act. Congress now appears ready to overhaul the law, which is the nation's most important federal education act. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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