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Charter School Scores Seen as Bad News for Bush

New data suggests charter school students are lagging behind their peers at public schools. That deals a blow to President Bush's education reforms, which offer charter schools as an alternative to "failing" public schools. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep, Frederick Hess of the American Enterprise Institute and Jack Jennings of the Center on Education Policy.

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Steve Inskeep is a host of NPR's Morning Edition, as well as NPR's morning news podcast Up First.