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Education Chief Says Low Academic Achievement Affects National Security

March 24, 2011 10:51 a.m.

Education officials say poor academic performance may threaten U.S. national security. We'll examine a new push by the U.S. Department of Education and some military officials to revamp the No Child Left Behind Act. They're backing up their argument with some sobering statistics about the large percentage of young people who can't qualify for military service.

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