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President Obama has something of a problem in his second term in terms of education policy: His first term.

If there is one area where there is bipartisan support in President Obama's agenda, it is education reform. And that's too bad. Here's the history of this and an explanation of why it is a problem.

In state after state, critics of education reform try to get data from state education departments to see for themselves how well the reforms are working but often get stonewalled. Here's one such story.