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Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker's bold plan to take over his county's struggling school system is raising hopes -- and red flags -- in his county. But even as Baker demands accountability for the school system, lawmakers and council members say he's going too far. Kojo gets the latest on Baker's plans for his county's schools and its leadership, as well as broader challenges facing Prince George's.

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