Project Wants More Talk About Education (AP) 


April 25, 2007

Philanthropists Bill Gates and Eli Broad are hoping their ''Strong American Schools'' project will goad the presidential candidates into taking bold stands on education even if it means angering their own constituencies. ''We feel strongly that we had to wage a campaign to do two things: Arouse the American people and get them concerned and get them to see the need for reform in public education,'' Broad said in an interview Tuesday.

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