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Michelle Rhee to Stephen Colbert: Students Ask for Great Teachers

CJ Westerberg, December 2, 2010 5:26 PM


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Michelle Rhee to Stephen Colbert:  Students Ask for Great Teachers

Former head of DC public schools, Michelle Rhee, and Stephen Colbert on Comedy Central's Colbert Report, talk about education and what is wrong with our current system:

"We  have lot of special interests now who  are driving the  agenda in public schools . . .  You have textbook manufacturers, teachers' unions, food service people and the problem is you have no organized special interest group that represents children."

Video below:

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