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Obama Pushes To Keep Student Loan Rates Down

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President Obama, with Education Secretary Arne Duncan at his side, calls on Congress on June 21, 2012, to stop interest rates on student loans from doubling. He is going to make that appeal again Friday. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Obama Presses Congress On Student Loan Rates

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The University of Tennessee became one of 10 state university systems teaming up with Coursera, a for-profit tech company. Flickr Creative Commons hide caption

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An elementary school student enjoys Field Day on a playground. Harold Begay, superintendent of the Tuba City Unified School District in Arizona, says the repairs that are needed to playground equipment, school buildings and buses would no€™t be allowed anywhere else. Laurel Morales/KJZZ hide caption

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Demonstrators in Paris protest Thursday against a measure to teach more university courses in English. Jacques Demarthon/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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War Of Words: France Debates Teaching Courses In English

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Protesters of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel's plan to close dozens of city schools rally in the Capitol rotunda in Springfield, Ill., on Wednesday. The Chicago Board of Education voted to close 50 schools. Seth Perlman/AP hide caption

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Morgan Barnett, 7, drinks from containers of 1 percent milk and chocolate milk during lunch at a school in St. Paul, Minn., in 2006. Eric Miller/AP hide caption

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Ivy Leaguers Broaden Minds With New Race Center

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