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SC gov promotes online finance program for schools

Some South Carolina high schoolers are learning personal finances through an online course funded by the state's bankers, and Gov. Nikki Haley says she wants all high schools to participate. Full story

Schools try to get president for graduation

   MSNBC's Thomas Roberts talks with White House Domestic Policy Advisor Melody Barnes about how you can vote for this year's 2011 Commencement Challenge finalists. Six high schools from across the nation are competing to have the president speak at their high school graduation.

Education Secretary Arne Duncan

   Secretary of Education Arne Duncan joins the show to discuss potential cuts to education funding and the implications for his reform efforts. He also has the latest about which high schools might have President Obama as a commencement speaker.

6 high schools vie to win Obama at commencement

The White House says six high schools — from Washington state to New Jersey — have been chosen as finalists in a competition to land President Barack Obama as their commencement speaker. Full story

Graphic DUI lessons terrify teens

   Hundreds of high schools across the country have begun an intense DUI class that aims to scare teens away from drinking or texting while driving.  NBC’s Tom Costello reports.

Partners on the path to college

   Nicole Hurd, the founder of National College Advising Corps, explains the need for more college advisers in America’s high schools. The program uses recent college graduates as college advisers in low-income high schools.

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  In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants?

Maryland is set to vote on a bill which would give in-state college benefits to undocumented immigrants who attended high school in the state. Senator-elect Victor Ramirez, D-Md., talks with msnbc's Chris Jansing about the bill.

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National Governors Association Chairman Gov. Mark Warner, D-Va., addresses the National Education Summit on High Schools general session on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005 in Washington. The National Education Summit on High Schools is sponsored by the National Governors Association and is being attended b