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Quick Guide & Transcript: Rethinking the solar system, School cell phone debate

(CNN Student News) -- Today's CNN Student News program looks at possible planetary changes, the Iranian president's new Web log and the debate over banning cell phones in school.

New Planets?

Some astronomers are hoping to rewrite the rules for what constitutes a planet, and that could mean there are 12 planets -- not nine -- revolving around our sun.

Fact Check: Pluto

Get the lowdown on Pluto and why this planet is at the center of scientific debate.

Blogging in Iran

In this segment, find out why Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has launched his own blog.

Word to the Wise: Nascent

You're may see today's Word to the Wise on the SAT. It's an adjective that means "beginning to exist."

Cell Phones in School

In New York City, parents have filed a class action suit demanding that their kids be allowed to have cell phones in school for their own safety. Who should have the right to decide: school administrators or parents?

Before We Go

Check out this giant replica of the Mona Lisa made on a hillside near Toledo, Oregon.

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