President Barack Obama congratulates a student as diplomas are presented at the commencement ceremony for Booker T. Washington High School on Monday, May 16, 2011, in Memphis, Tenn. After the school ... more 
President Barack Obama congratulates a student as diplomas are presented at the commencement ceremony for Booker T. Washington High School on Monday, May 16, 2011, in Memphis, Tenn. After the school administration implemented educational changes, the graduation rate jumped from 55 percent in 2007 to nearly 82 percent in 2010. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Mark Humphrey
Mon, May 16, 2011 2:23 PM EDT