An attendee holds up a button at a speech by President Obama on Sept. 17 in Cincinnati. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Pam Voekel is a volunteer teacher at Freedom University in Georgia, an informal school for undocumented youth who are banned from some state schools. John Paul Gallagher hide caption

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Undocumented Students Take Education Underground

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Op-Ed: Students Don't Learn From Lectures

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Twitter "Saturday School" For Teachers

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After a leg injury didn't heal well earlier this year, Lou has difficulty walking. He and his partner, Bill, will be slaughtered at the end of the month, and their meat will be used to feed students at Green Mountain College in Vermont. Nina Keck/Vermont Public Radio hide caption

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Despite Protest, College Plans To Slaughter, Serve Farm's Beloved Oxen

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How bright is their future? Students at Barnard College's graduation ceremony last May. Timothy A. Clary /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Contraception, Pell Grants 'In Context' After Debate

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Op-Ed: Maybe We Don't Need Military Academies

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Can College Students Handle Their Own Finances?

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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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School Choice: A Subject Both Candidates Support

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Many schools advise students and staff to lock doors and stay in place during a shooting threat. But others are adopting an approach that includes fighting back if escape is impossible. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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To Survive A Shooting, Students Learn To Fight Back

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Obama, Romney On Higher Ed Help: Dueling Visions

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Abigail Fisher, the Texan involved in the University of Texas affirmative action case, talks to reporters outside the Supreme Court in Washington on Wednesday. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Court Questions University's Affirmative Action Plan

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Students Want To Be At Education Reform Table

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