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U.S. first lady Michelle Obama (C) meets with high school students participating in the Wichita State University GEAR UP program as part of her Reach Higher initiative in Topeka, Kansas May 16, 2014. (UNITED STATES - Tags: EDUCATION POLITICS)

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama (C) meets with high school students participating in the Wichita State University GEAR UP program as part of her Reach Higher initiative in Topeka, Kansas May 16, 2014. (UNITED STATES - Tags: EDUCATION POLITICS)

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama (C) meets with high school students participating in the Wichita State University GEAR UP program as part of her Reach Higher initiative in Topeka, Kansas May 16, 2014. (UNITED STATES - Tags: EDUCATION POLITICS)
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Head of Interpretation and Education with the National Park Service Stephanie Kyriazis (R), gives U.S. first lady Michelle Obama a tour of Brown v. Board of Education Museum in Topeka, Kansas May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Sait Serkan Gurbuz

Head of Interpretation and Education with the National Park Service Stephanie Kyriazis (R), gives U.S. first lady Michelle Obama a tour of Brown v. Board of Education Museum in Topeka, Kansas May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Sait Serkan Gurbuz

Head of Interpretation and Education with the National Park Service Stephanie Kyriazis (R), gives U.S. first lady Michelle Obama a tour of Brown v. Board of Education Museum in Topeka, Kansas May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Sait Serkan Gurbuz
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Head of Interpretation and Education with the National Park Service Stephanie Kyriazis (R) gives U.S. first lady Michelle Obama a tour of Brown v. Board of Education Museum in Topeka, Kansas May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Sait Serkan Gurbuz

Head of Interpretation and Education with the National Park Service Stephanie Kyriazis (R) gives U.S. first lady Michelle Obama a tour of Brown v. Board of Education Museum in Topeka, Kansas May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Sait Serkan Gurbuz

Head of Interpretation and Education with the National Park Service Stephanie Kyriazis (R) gives U.S. first lady Michelle Obama a tour of Brown v. Board of Education Museum in Topeka, Kansas May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Sait Serkan Gurbuz
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U.S. first lady Michelle Obama meets with high school students participating in the Wichita State University GEAR UP program as part of her Reach Higher initiative in Topeka, Kansas May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Sait Serkan Gurbuz

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama meets with high school students participating in the Wichita State University GEAR UP program as part of her Reach Higher initiative in Topeka, Kansas May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Sait Serkan Gurbuz

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama meets with high school students participating in the Wichita State University GEAR UP program as part of her Reach Higher initiative in Topeka, Kansas May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Sait Serkan Gurbuz
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