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by Nsenga Burton onFebruary 2, 2011
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by Cord Jefferson onOctober 28, 2010
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Obama’s education policy seeks the right mix of change and stability in the heated debate over the importance of teachers.
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About 50 million students around the country returned to school this morning. President Barack Obama addressed a few hundred of them at a Virginia high school. Despite controversy, he wisely went above the fray, and made the speech about not his critics but the students.
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