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March 22nd, 2012
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Is poor education putting the U.S. at a security risk? Former D.C. public school chancellor Michelle Rhee explains

Here's a wake-up call for the United States: The shortcomings in America's education system could be affecting our national security. According to a new report from the Council on Foreign Relations, they've been able to make a number of connections between our schools and the country's safety.

This morning on "Starting Point," StudentsFirst CEO and former D.C. Public Schools chancellor Michelle Rhee explains why failing education in the U.S. is a security risk. She says "everyone has a state in education" and unless we make changes quickly the whole nation could suffer the consequences.

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