Giving a Grade to Education Reform

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Giving a Grade to Education Reform

The Obama administration is spending billions of dollars to overhaul the nation's public schools. How efforts to improve teacher performance and raise academic standards are playing out across the country.

The Obama administration is spending billions of dollars to overhaul the nation's public schools. How efforts to improve teacher performance and raise academic standards are playing out across the country.

Guests

Arne Duncan

Secretary of Education in the Obama Administration.

Alyson Klein

staff writer, Education Week, a specialty publication aimed at the education policy community.

Cynthia Brown

vice president for education policy, Center for American Progress.

Rick Hess

resident scholar and director of education policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute; author of the forthcoming book "The Same Thing Over and Over."

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