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March 21st, 2011
09:32 AM ET

Perry's Principles: Parents opt out of standardized tests

It's the time of the year when elementary school students across the country are taking standardized tests. But, parents of nine students at Park Forest Elementary in State College, PA are opting out of the testing for their children.

The parents say the testing is too stressful and found a loophole in the state's rules that allowed them to opt out.

CNN Education Contributor Steve Perry talks to Christine Romans about the parents' decision.

Filed under: Education • Perry's Principles
March 21st, 2011
09:30 AM ET

Day three of Operation Odyssey Dawn: What have allied forces achieved?

In day three of Operation Odyssey Dawn, how successful have the allied forces been in rendering Gadhafi's forces powerless?

Alec Fraser is a Retired US Navy Captain and the current President of Turner Properties. Captain Fraser explains what allied fores have achieved thus far in Libya.

Filed under: U.S. • World
March 21st, 2011
09:21 AM ET

AT&T to purchase T-Mobile, become largest network in U.S.

AT&T will become the largest network in the U.S. after its deal to acquire T-Mobile for $39 billion is finalized next year. How will the deal affect your mobile service and your pocket?

Matt Buchanan is a Reporter for Buchanan tells American Morning what he thinks the deal will mean for consumers.

Filed under: Business • Consumers • Technology • U.S.
March 21st, 2011
07:59 AM ET

U.S. and allied forces attack Gadhafi's compound

The United States and allied forces launched attacks on Libyan strongholds over the weekend, targeting the leader Col. Gadhafi's compound because of its command and control capabilities.

Former United States Assistant Secretary of State James Rubin talks to American Morning about the latest developments out of Libya and what the attacks mean for Gadhafi's future.

Filed under: U.S. • World