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Taking the 2012 Authenticity Test

Gwen's Take

PHOENIX -- If there is one reliable source of applause to be found along the Republican primary trail this year, it is ignited by candidates who boast of being able to speak without a Teleprompter.

The speech delivery device used by presidents, candidates, dinner emcees and, yes, television news anchors, has become an object of extended mockery wherever Republican politics is practiced. (Full disclosure: I use them on almost a daily basis. I love them.)

PBS NewsHour: Obama Orders Revamp of 'No Child Left Behind'

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August 8, 2011

Nearly a decade after it was enacted, many schools are having trouble meeting No Child Left Behind's benchmarks. Gwen Ifill gets details to proposed changes to the law.