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Neal McCluskey: America's 'Morbidly Obese' K-12 System

October 7, 2011

President Obama is stumping for his new jobs bill--but can it coax America's economy back to life?

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President Obama is stumping for his new jobs bill--but can it coax America's economy back to life? Neal McCluskey of the Cato Institute joins the School Reform News podcast to examine the numbers in the president's plan, how schools have used such dollars in the past, and suggest some ways for the federal government to help K-12 education get healthy and slim.

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Joy Pullmann is a research fellow on education policy for The Heartland Institute and managing editor of The Federalist, a web magazine on politics, policy, and culture.
jpullmann@heartland.org @JoyPullmann