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Photo Credit: The Economic Club of Washington, D.C./Joshua Roberts

Melinda Gates

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation | May 12, 2005
Declared the state of high schools to be “one of the most urgent problems in the United States".

Mrs. Gates used most of her time at the Economic Club to explain why and how the Gates Foundation is dedicating so many resources to improving education in American schools. She also discussed ways in which the business community could help improve the education system.

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