Obama urges action on No Child Left Behind

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Obama urges action on No Child Left Behind
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President Obama greets graduates at Booker T. Washington High School in Memphis on Monday. (Charles Dharapak, AP)

Reporting from Washington —

President Obama used his weekly address to make a fresh push for an overlooked domestic priority, urging Congress move his proposed overhaul of the No Ch…………… continues on Los Angeles Times

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McKinley high school graduates its first class
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ST. LOUIS  • The nine of them left the auditorium of McKinley Classical Leadership Academy on Thursday and gathered on the front steps of their school, relishing this moment and the adrenaline that would only come once — at their high school graduation.

Their tassels were on the left. They posed — but not necessarily held still — for a photo. And then suddenly, all nine threw their black mortarboards into the air. One landed in the bushes.

“You’re kidding me,” laughed Christopher Jones, the salutatorian, looking over the rail for his cap.

For the last four years, the new graduates have been pioneers, setting the tone at McKinley Classical Leadership Academy, a school trying to give an elite education to gifted students in the struggling St. Louis School District. The high school grew out of the middle school with a similar name in the same building at 2156 Russell Boulevard.

As the nine moved through high school, they had to distinguish t…………… continues on STLtoday.com
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