On a special Thanksgiving edition of Face the Nation, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice told CBS’s Bob Schieffer that the U.S. public school system is the nation’s largest problem, the Huffington Post reports.

“Because with the failing public schools, I worry that the way that my grandparents got out of poverty, Rice said. “The way that my parents became educated, is just not gonna be there for a whole bunch of kids.”

Rice went on to say the system’s shortcomings, combined with poverty and racial divide, will cause serious problems in the future…

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