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Bill Clinton: Education system is 'crazy'

Clinton praised Obama’s race to the top initiative and credited it’s success to Education Secretary Duncan's time as a school superintendent.

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Schools hit with budget shortfalls have cut music and the arts, a place Clinton thinks private financing and philanthropy can close provide opportunities while improving test scores. 

“When you take out the arts and music, when you take that out of the curriculum," he said, "you’re also diminishing the ability of a significant percentage of students to learn science and math and technological subjects because they get it in a totally different way.”

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