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Texas lawmakers passed the "campus carry" bill May 30, 2015, which will allow students at public universities to bring personal firearms on campus. (Image: University of Texas at Austin, Facebook) ** FILE **

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Della Curry, the former kitchen manager at Dakota Valley Elementary School in Aurora, is out of work after she gave away free lunches to students who didn't have any money. (CBS4)

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In this 2010 photo, merchandise appears on display at adult novelty store Smitten Kitten in Minneapolis. Gaia Democratic School director Starri Hedges has drawn the ire of parents after taking students on a field trip to the store. Ms. Hedges told the Star Tribune that she wanted to provide a safe environment for students to learn about human sexual behavior. Besides offering adult books, videos, toys and other products, the store also has educational workshops, which the students attended. (Jerry Holt/Star Tribune via AP)

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Tahera Ahmad, a Muslim chaplain at Chicago's Northwestern University, has prompted calls for a boycott against United Airlines after she claimed she was discriminated against over a can of Diet Coke. (Facebook/Tahera Ahmad)

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Christopher Driscoll, religious-studies visiting assistant professor at Lehigh University. (Image: Lehigh University)

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A Tufts University law enforcement official stands behind caution tape outside the Delta Tau Delta fraternity house, in Somerville, Mass., Sunday, May 31, 2015, near the Tufts University, Medford, Mass., campus. Two people were stabbed at the fraternity house early Sunday, leading the school to briefly issue a shelter-in-place order as police searched the campus for a suspect or suspects. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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Nepalese students wait for their school bus in front of a collapsed house as thousands of schools across the districts worst hit by two major earthquakes in Nepal reopened Sunday, in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sunday, May 31, 2015. With most school buildings damaged or unsafe, the Education Ministry ordered that classes be held in temporary classrooms. According to a UNICEF statement, 32,000 classrooms were destroyed and 15,352 classrooms were damaged after the two major earthquakes in Nepal. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha) ** FILE **

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Cameron Boland, a 17-year-old Florida honor roll student, was reportedly removed from her position with her school's National Honor Society chapter, after she wore a sundress that bared her shoulders while delivering her acceptance speech. (WFTX)

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Lauren Phillips gives her opening remarks during a mock trial before Michigan Court of Appeals Judge Michael J. Riordan in Detroit on Thursday, May 28, 2015. Junior high students from the Detroit area have taken on bullying in the mock trial. Students from Cornerstone Charter Schools' Washington-Parks Academy in Redford Township made their case Thursday in Detroit. They have been preparing for the mock trial since last fall, with help from law students from the Western Michigan University Cooley Law School. (Clarence Tabb Jr./Detroit News via AP)

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie addresses a gathering at Burlington County College Thursday, May 28, 2015, in Pemberton, N.J. Christie is backing away from the use of Common Core school standards, saying the system isn't working for students in New Jersey. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

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Attorney David Niose, top, representing the American Humanist Association, addresses the court as he presents an argument in a family's lawsuit against the Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District over the Pledge of Allegiance, Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, in Monmouth County Superior Court in Freehold, N.J. The humanist group says including the phrase "under God" in the pledge violates the state constitution and marginalizes atheist and humanist students. (AP Photo/The Star-Ledger, Ashley Peskoe, Pool)

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Twenty-two students, staff members and some parents gather at Ellington School in Quincy, Ill., to have their hair cut and donated to "Children With Hair Loss," an organization that makes wigs for kids who have lost their hair, because of various medical reasons. Stylist were on hand to cut the lengths of hair and provide a nice new look for the donors. (Steve Bohnstedt/The Quincy Herald-Whig via AP)

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Saint Louis University has removed a statue depicting Fr. Pierre-Jean De Smet, a prominent Jesuit missionary and Roman Catholic priest, praying over two Native Americans following pressure from faculty and staff who complained it represented white supremacy. (Twitter/@EmmaculateJones)

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Gary Lewis said he had no idea what he wanted to do with his life until The Beatles came out. (Dave Kapp)

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Angel Nevins, center and her friend and classmate Jade Smith, left, wait for their signal to ring their hand bell as children from the Anderson Grove Head Start program in Caledonia, Miss., ring their hand bells to accompany several patriotic songs, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., at the conclusion of a rally by early childhood education supporters, childcare providers and supporters who called for support of the Mississippi Pre K Collaborative Act before this year's legislature. The groups lobbied their lawmakers to support the legislation that provides funding for local partnerships between public, parochial and private schools and licensed child care programs in some parts of the state. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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Schools in 21 different states, including Arizona, Utah, Oregon and Wyoming, have schools that only operate four days a week, according to the National Council of State Legislators. (Dave Ellis/The Free Lance-Star via AP)

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Xiaoxing Xi (Temple University)

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April 4, 2015: University of Maryland midfielder Taylor Cummings (21) in action during a women's lacrosse match between the University of Maryland and Rutgers University at the Field Hockey & Lacrosse Complex in College Park, Maryland. (Icon Sportswire via AP Images)

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San Francisco State University (SFSU) held a special graduation ceremony on Sunday for students who are living in the U.S. illegally. (Facebook/IDEAS)

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