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You will laugh. And possibly cry.

A laugh and/or cry video about the cost and value of higher education.

Jon Stewart takes aim at legislation in Tennessee to take away welfare payments from families whose kids don't do well.

on Stewart invited Michelle Rhee on "The Daily Show" Monday night and, while he didn't skewer her the way some Rhee critics would have liked, he kept challenging her about whether her brand of school reform unfairly targets teachers. He also said what Rhee and other reformers could take to be something of a slight: There has been "no real innovation in education since John Dewey."

On "The Daily Show" Thursday night, Jon Stewart did a segment that focused on public education -- the impact of budget cuts, how kids learn, teachers. Watch it.