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Jon Stewart Puts Michelle Rhee in the Education Hotseat

Stewart tells reformer Rhee there's been "no real innovation in education since John Dewey." Ouch.

Controversial education reformer Michelle Rhee stopped by The Daily Show on Monday night to promote her new book, Radical and host Jon Stewart kicked things off by acknowledging that people "either love" Rhee or "they're mad" at her. But Stewart also proved he's a teacher's son during the three segments with Rhee when he referred to teaching as an art form, defended how hard educators work, called the standardized testing in schools "broken," and acknowledged the impact of poverty on children's ability to learn.

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