Orchard Gardens, a school in Roxbury, Mass., had been plagued by bad test scores and violence -- but one principal's idea to fire the security guards and hire art teachers is helping turn it around. NBC's Katy Tur reports.
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Up to one in four children in America have an undiagnosed vision disorder. An eye surgeon says he's found a better way, a revolutionary new exam. NBC's Diana Alvear reports.
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