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Why US education lags behind

Last modified: 23 Oct 2012 05:48
The US is being warned that its school system is lagging behind other countries.
But with two weeks left until the presidential election, the campaigns have been largely silent on education.
Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports from Chicago on why so many American students are being left behind.