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You express a philosophical preference to minimize the federal government’s role in deference to the states, including its role in education. Is it acceptable within your philosophy that a six year old child living in the state ranked #1 in the US in education and another six year old living in the state ranked #50, will have profoundly different prospects for higher education, employment and the many intangibles of education? What is your philosophy on the federal government's duty, if any, to insure that American children all have an equal opportunity to a quality education?

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