**FILE** In this April 21, 2008, file photo, Professor Stephen Hawking of the University of Cambridge makes remarks at an event marking the 50th anniversary of NASA, at George Washington University in Washington. (Associated Press)
** FILE ** Monsignor David M. O'Connell, former president of Catholic University of America, speaks last month during the Catholic University of America commencement ceremony. He has been replaced by John Garvey, the former dean of Boston College Law School.
** FILE ** Eric Harris (left) and Dylan Klebold, carrying a TEC-9 semi-automatic pistol, are seen in a photo made from a security camera image in the cafeteria at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo., during their shooting rampage on April 20, 1999. (AP Photo/Jefferson County Sheriff's Department)
University of North Dakota students and nickname supporters rally on April 9, 2010, at Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks, N.D. The event was held one day after the North Dakota Board of Higher Education directed the university to begin retiring the Fighting Sioux nickname and logo. (Associated Press)
President Barack Obama points to the crowd before signing the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 at Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria Tuesday, March 30, 2010. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Graduates of the seminary program at Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola officiate the prison's 18 inmate churches and do one-on-one ministry and grief counseling. Some graduates act as missionaries in eight satellite prisons in the state. Jan. 6, 2010 (Associated Press FILE)
Shanice Ambrose (right), 10, and Melkaha Farmer, 5, hold their signs as they join former D.C. Council member and Chair of the Council's Education Committee Kevin Chavous as he leads a short rally and an attempt at public disobedience by trying to get himself and five others arrested for blocking the entrance to the U.S. Department of Education in D.C. on Sept. 8, 2009, to protest the elimination of the DC school voucher program. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times) **FILE**
Liz Weaver of Nashville, Tenn., is a second-year law student at the University of Texas in Austin, where she is trying to decide whether to enroll in a program in London next fall that would saddle her with even more college debt. (Associated Press)
** FILE ** Education Secretary Arne Duncan (right) has lunch with students at Eagle School in Martinsburg, W.Va., in 2009. First lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack are expected to announce Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, that most school meals will have less sodium, more whole grains and more fruits and vegetables. (Associated Press)
President Obama made time for a 2009 beer summit with Sgt. James Crowley and Henry Louis Gates Jr. — but not for the funeral of a slain Chicago girl who'd played with her high school band at the president's 2013 inauguration.
Redskins' special teams captain Lorenzo Alexander is just one of the players planning to attend informal practice sessions that begin next Tuesday at a Northern Virginia high school.
(Peter Lockley / The Washington Times)
A former MS-13 gang member speaks to a George Washington University Summer Scholars criminal justice and criminology class, which is held for high school students. The former gang member said he lives day by day, looking over his shoulder, due to potential MS-13 retaliation. (John Muller/Special to The Washington Times)