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Gov. Jim Hunt Calls U.S. Higher Education 'Gold Standard' of the World

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Former North Carolina Gov. Jim Hunt discusses with TheStreet's Joe Deaux why U.S. institutions of higher education should export their services abroad. Hunt calls it the gold standard of the world, arguing that American higher education can benefit in a similar way that U.S. businesses do. Hunt joined former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Dallas on Monday to push for a broader reach by American universities to educate beyond our own borders. Video provided by TheStreet


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