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School of Thought: Joanne Weiss

  • Aired: 05/02/2011
  • 06:56
  • Rating: NR
Joanne Weiss is Chief of Staff to the United States Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, and led the Department of Education's $4.35B "Race to the Top" program. Ms. Weiss describes how she believes "Race to the Top" is helping raise the achievement level of American public school students.
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Joanne Weiss discusses the achievement level of American students.
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