Installation On National Mall Highlights Crisis Of U.S. Education : News Photo

Installation On National Mall Highlights Crisis Of U.S. Education

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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 20: An installation of 857 empty school desks, representing the number of students nationwide who are dropping out every hour of every school day, is on display at the National Mall June 20, 2012 in Washington, DC. The installation was presented by not-for-profit organization College Board to call upon presidential candidates who are running for the White House to make education a more prominent issue in the 2012 campaigns and put the nation�s schools back on track. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 20: An installation of 857 empty school desks, representing the number of students nationwide who are dropping out every hour of every school day, is on display at the National Mall June 20, 2012 in Washington, DC. The installation was presented by not-for-profit organization College Board to call upon presidential candidates who are running for the White House to make education a more prominent issue in the 2012 campaigns and put the nation�s schools back on track. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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An installation of 857 empty school desks representing the number of... News Photo 146607538Day,Desk,Display,Education,Empty,Horizontal,Human Interest,Installing,Number,Person in Education,Representing,School,Time,USA,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesWASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 20: An installation of 857 empty school desks, representing the number of students nationwide who are dropping out every hour of every school day, is on display at the National Mall June 20, 2012 in Washington, DC. The installation was presented by not-for-profit organization College Board to call upon presidential candidates who are running for the White House to make education a more prominent issue in the 2012 campaigns and put the nation�s schools back on track. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)