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U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Thursday night, fielding questions about the Race To The Top program and other education initiatives undertaken by the Obama administration.
Conducted with Stewart's typical mix of humor and seriousness, Duncan said in the interview that the administration believes states and school districts are the best laboratories for innovation in public education. Stewart asked Duncan to stay for an extended interview, the latter parts of which can only be found online.
All three parts of the interview are below.