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Challenges Await Those Rebuilding Iraq's Schools

Many challenges await U.S. companies that will receive contracts to rebuild Iraq's schools. Iraq's public education system once was one of the most progressive in the Middle East, but it has suffered from years of neglect. NPR's Larry Abramson reports.

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Larry Abramson is NPR's National Security Correspondent. He covers the Pentagon, as well as issues relating to the thousands of vets returning home from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.