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The Madeleine Brand Show for February 18, 2011




Education Secretary Arne Duncan speaks during an 'Ask, Listen, Learn: Kids And Alcohol Don't Mix' Event at Arlington Science Focus Elementary School, VA.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan speaks during an 'Ask, Listen, Learn: Kids And Alcohol Don't Mix' Event at Arlington Science Focus Elementary School, VA.
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I want you ... to become a teacher. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan tells us why the U.S. needs more Latino teachers. CSUN's Michael Spagna on why recruiting and retaining teachers is so hard in California. Measure L takes on library funding. Strapped for cash? Rent a room in your mansion! Later, Stieg Larsson's girlfriend tells her side of the story and Luke Burbank on the Awesome/Not Awesome happenings of the week.