A.M. Links: Sequester Hurting Obama's Approval Ratings, Charter Schools Outperforming Public Schools in Florida, EU Considering Cyprus Bailout


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  • The sequester is hurting Obama's approval ratings. Back in December when people were asked who they trusted more with the economy the president enjoyed an 18-point advantage over congressional Republicans. The president is still more trusted, but only by 44 to 40. 
  • The Florida Department of Education has found that charter school students outperform public school students in math, science, and reading. 
  • Xi Jinping is now officially China's new president. 
  • Scientists are confident that they have detected the Higgs boson, popularly referred to as the "God Particle." 

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