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Calif. School District Will Get Rid Of Controversial Armored Vehicle  |   

San Diego officials had said the 18-ton MRAP would be used only as a rescue vehicle, in extreme circumstances — but that didn't satisfy the plan's critics.

Harmony Project Offers More Than Just Music In LA  |   

With public schools across the country cutting music instruction to save money, the Harmony Project in Los Angeles is trying to make up the difference. The nonprofit offers free music lessons to kids.

White House Announces Campaign Against Campus Sexual Assault  |   

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."

Debate: Should Schools Embrace The Common Core?  |   

The Common Core has arguably become the most contentious issue in American education. Experts face off over the new state standards in the latest Intelligence Squared debate.

Q&A: A View Of The Common Core From The Principal's Office  |   

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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