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11:36 am
Wed May 2, 2012

The Ten Things You Won't Hear At Commencement

Elmira College graduates gather at their 2010 commencement.
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Originally published on Thu May 3, 2012 8:35 am

Every spring, new graduates sit through commencement addresses full of advice to seize the day, dream big and make the world a better place.

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The Two-Way
11:20 am
Wed May 2, 2012

13 Face Criminal Charges In Florida A&M Hazing Death

Originally published on Wed May 2, 2012 1:28 pm

Criminal charges have been filed against 13 individuals in the November 2011 death of Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion, Florida State Attorney Lawson Lamor just announced.

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Education
11:04 am
Wed May 2, 2012

The Best Ways To Integrate Special Needs Students

Originally published on Wed May 2, 2012 11:50 am

Budget cuts in many school districts have some parents and teachers questioning whether they have the resources to support their students. NPR education correspondent Claudio Sanchez and Thomas Hehir of Harvard University talk about how to integrate special needs students into mainstream classrooms.

Children's Health
11:04 am
Wed May 2, 2012

What's Lost When Kids Don't Ride Bikes To School

Originally published on Wed May 2, 2012 11:53 am

As childhood obesity rates continue to rise, schools and parents look for ways to get kids off the couch. But the number of students who walk or ride their bikes to school has dropped from 48% in 1969 to just 13% in 2009. David Darlington talks about his Bicycling article, "Why Johnny Can't Ride."

Politics
11:04 am
Wed May 2, 2012

Rubio, Ryan, Portman, Christie: Who Will Be VP?

Originally published on Wed May 2, 2012 11:23 am

Mitt Romney, the presumed GOP presidential candidate, continues to try out potential running mates, though most deny any interest in the job. Sen. Marco Rubio, Rep. Paul Ryan, Sen. Rob Portman, Gov. Chris Christie and others have all made high-profile comments in recent days.

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