President Barack Obama talks with Christopher Dean, right, at the graduation ceremony for Booker T. Washington High School on Monday, May 16, 2011, in Memphis, Tenn. Dean introduced Obama before Obama... more 
President Barack Obama talks with Christopher Dean, right, at the graduation ceremony for Booker T. Washington High School on Monday, May 16, 2011, in Memphis, Tenn. Dean introduced Obama before Obama gave his address. 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 1:33 PM EDT