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CBS's Somber Appraisal of the State of U.S. Schools

Throughout the last week or so, education reform has vaulted into the national spotlight. That's largely thanks to the prominent role it had in...


Throughout the last week or so, education reform has vaulted into the national spotlight. That's largely thanks to the prominent role it had in Barack Obama's State of the Union Address, as well as the recent passing of the first deadline in his Race to the Top program.The media focus on education is getting intense, and everyone has a slightly different assessment: from Davis Guggenheim in Waiting for Superman to The New Yorker profile on Education Secretary Arne Duncan, from Newsweek's Fareed Zakaria's diagnosis of the state of American education to this one from the CBS Evening News (which stars-who else?-D.C. Chancellor Michelle Rhee).Sorry, healthcare, there's a new pet cause in need of serious reform in town.[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Ayf0lmKOTE
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