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In unveiling the "It's On Us" campaign aimed at preventing attacks on college campuses, President Obama said such violence is "an affront to our basic humanity."
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Principals are usually pretty mild-mannered. Not so if the topic of conversation is the Common Core. A group of school leaders share their take on new standards, old problems and bad teaching.
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