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Schools In Ferguson Area Prepare For An Emotional Opening Day

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FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 22: Roses are seen in a memorial setup for Michael Brown on the spot where his body lay after he was shot by police on August 22, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Protesters have been vocal asking for justice in the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) | Joe Raedle via Getty Images

As schools in and around Ferguson, Mo., prepared to open, Tom Lawson, chairman of the social studies department of McCluer High School, planned to ask his students some very basic questions.

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