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Maryland guard Melo Trimble (2) drives past Monmouth defenders during an NCAA college basketball game, Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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Denise Armstrong, helping son Joseph with schoolwork in this 2005 photo, opted to homeschool her children, feeling she could do better than the public schools at instilling her values in them. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

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Students from Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business pose for graduation. (Image: Facebook, Georgetown University)

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D.C. Councilmen Marion Barry (right) with Kevin P. Chavous, not only backed charter schools long before it became fashionable, but he supported vouchers. (Washington Times)

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D.C. Councilmen Kevin P. Chavous, left, and Marion Barry, center, chat behind a line of students from Academia de la Recta Porta International Christian Day School in Washington D.C., at a rally in support of D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program, aka school vouchers, on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2009. Students, left to right, Lonelle Cannady, 12, Yabsira Ayele, 11, both senveth graders, fourth grader Lenard Cannady II, 9, and ninth grader Bre'ona Woods, 16. (Allison Shelley / The Washington Times)

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Council member Marion Barry greets students from the Turner Elementary School summer program, as they walk through Henson Ridge, a new affordable housing unit in Southeast on July 25, 2006. (Nancy Pastor/The Washington Times)

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With superintendent Clifford B. Janey, right, looking on, Ward 8 Council member Marion Barry teaches chemistry class at Ballou High School in Southeast on Jan. 27, 2005. (Daniel Rosenbaum/The Washington Times )

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Council member Marion Barry greets campaign volunteer Loretta Martin-Perry, left, outside of Ketcham Elementary School in Southeast on primary day, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008. (Allison Shelley/The Washington Times)

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Mayor Marion Barry, Fire Chief Otis Latin and schools Superintendent Franklin Smith speak to reporters on whether fire code violations would prevent the on-time opening of D.C. public schools on Aug. 20, 1996. (Henrik G. de Gyor/The Washington Times)

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Mayor Marion Barry tours Beers Elementary School in Southeast on Jan. 22, 1998. (Joseph Silverman/The Washington Times)

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Harvard quarterback Conner Hempel (14) scrambles out of the pocket on a keeper during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Yale at Harvard Stadium Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 in Cambridge, Mass. Harvard defeated Yale 31-24 to remain undefeated and win the Ivy League Championship. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

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Going to the mat with the president, passing bills that everyone knows Mr. Obama will veto, will only undermine the Republican cause and turn voters off for 2016. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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A group of Harvard law, graduate and undergraduate students is suing to compel Harvard to withdraw its investments in oil, coal and natural gas. (Harvard Climate Justice Coalition v. Harvard)

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President Barack Obama hosts 'ConnectED to the Future', in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. The conference is with superintendents and other educators from across the country who are leading their schools and districts in the transition to digital learning. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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College students and supporters hold up signs at a rally to support fossil fuel divestment outside of City Hall in San Francisco, Thursday, May 2, 2013. In an effort to slow the pace of climate change, students at more than 200 colleges are asking their schools to stop investing in fossil fuel companies. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

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A group of Virginia high school students walked out of classes in protest on Monday after they say the school refused to address a racially charged tweet that was retweeted by an assistant principal. (ABC 13)

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Maryland coach Randy Edsall watches during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Michigan State, Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

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Illustration on equality and tolerance as an excuse for anti-religious tyranny by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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President Reagan is applauded following his speech to the graduating class at the U.S. Air Force Academy on Wednesday, May 30, 1984 in Air Force Academy. At left is Lt. General Winfield Scott Jr., Superintendent of the Academy. On the right is Senator Barry Goldwater. (AP Photo/Don Emmert)

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U.S. Deputy Marshals escort six-year-old Ruby Bridges from William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans, La., in this November 1960 file photo. On Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 — 54 years later to the day when she first walked up the steps to William Frantz Elementary School — she commemorates the event with the unveiling of a statue in her likeness at her old school. (AP Photo/File)