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Charging that American students are getting a "third-world education" under President Barack Obama, Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney on May 23 proposed a voucher-style system that could significantly alter the public school system and revive the debate over school choice.

Romney, who has been reluctant to stray far from the economic issues at the core of the presidential campaign, outlined the proposal...

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