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education in america at a crossroads. support for common core is fading fast. student college debt is through the roof. the new acting secretary of education, john king, sat down with nora o'donnell to discuss the hurdles he faces and the challenges he has overcome.. they did it as s sretary king's elementary school in brooklyn. >> are you a president? >> i work for the president. >> reporter: john king can already speak softly. putting his new role as acting secretary of education, he may also need to carry a big stick. in 2010, king scored new york state a $700 million federal grant, which made him
york's education commissioner he rolled out common core standards. parents and teachers shouted him off the stage at a pta meeting in 2013. you ended up canceling further meetings like that? >> we restructured them. that meeting got to a place where it wasn't productive. folks were screaming, yelling. >> reporter: why were people screaming and yelling? >> some of it was the politics of the moment. some of it was misunderstandings that folks have. >> reporter: you know what the critics say, i don't need the federal government delivering standards in my state? >> yeah, it's important that folks realize that -- the standards are a matter of state policymaking. what we have said is that states need to have standards that push towards college and career readiness. >> reporter: at first, 46 states adopted common core standards. three states have since dropped them. and 19 more have put them under
fight for uniform standards without overstepping the bounds of his federal role. you went from this school to becoming the first african-american education commissioner, the first puerto rican education commissioner of new york. what does that mean to you? >> i think it is a testament to what is possible if students have the right opportunititi. teachers could have looked at me and d id, you know here is an african latino student, difficult family situation, what chance does he have? they could have given up on me. but they didn't. >> so, this is your old classroom? wow. >> reporter: the teachers king called life saving taught here in brooklyn. my mom worked here and was a guidance counselor here. so it felt like home.
when i was in 4th grade. and school took on a different role in my life. >> reporter: he was just 8 years old when he lost his mother. 12 when he lost his father. once the highest ranking african-american educator in the country and later suffered from undiagnosed alzheimers disease. >> i can recall one night he woke me up at like 2:00 clock in the morning. said it was time to go to school. i can remember holding on to the banister in the house, saying, daddy, daddy, it is not time to go to school. not time to go to school. it's middle of the night. he didn't understand. i didn't know what was wrong. so that was a very, very difficult period. and, you know, it made school even that much more important. because school was the place where i could get beyond that. >> reporter: king went on to earn four ivy league degrees and co-found one of boston's best charter schools. he married and had two children. and now 41 years old, will become one of the youngest cabinet secretaries in history. is there a crisis in education
>> it is hard to look at the fact that we have fall in from 1st and to 13th and not see a crisis. good news i do think there are lots of signs of progress. as the the country goes through the election every candidate should talk about what are they going to do to raise graduation rates and make sure more kids graduate from college. >> raise your hand if you love school. >> king will be in office just over a year, a y%ar that will be defined by a presidential race where the republican candidates have condemned common core. >> the term common core is so darn poisonous. >> the common core has to be ended it is a disaster. >> imagine repealing every word of common core. >> reporter: he isn't exactly fazed. >> hard ambitious things come with contentious politics. are we moving toward the goal of all students having access to quality education, moving to the goal of all students having the kind of life saving experiences
if we even after his death, rock star, trendsetter, david bowie continues to have a major impact on the music business. his album, "black star" released friday two days before he passed away is now numbererne on itunes. five of ten albums are bowie classics. 60 minutes did a series of bowie in 2003. none of the footage was ever aired. the man who fell to eart describes how he never liked hearing himself sing and so much of his music deals with lonliness. >> searching for music is ke searching for god. they're very similar. there is an effort to reclaim the unmentionable, the unseeable, then speakable, all those things comes into being, composer, writing music and searching for notes and pieces of musical information that don't exist. somebody asked me the e mbest
answer. they said why do you d dwhat you do? i thought, boy that is, that is such an awful question to answer. i really had to think about that. i guess taking away all of the theatrics or costuming and all the kind of outer layers of what it is. i am a writer, what i do, i write. i started examining the subject matter that i write about. it boils down to a few songs. based around, lonliness, to a certain extent. and a couple with isolation. and some kind of spiritual search. and, looking for a way into communicating with other people. that's about it. that's about all i have ever written about in 40 years. let's do a harmony line on those two that we just did. the forever sections, yeah. i was never particularly fond of
i never thought of myself as a singer, you know. and i thought that i wrote songs and music. and i thought what i was best at doing. and because nobody else is doing my songs. i felt i had to go out and do them. it is only over the last few years, that i actually felt more comfortable interpreting the songs myself and being a singer, you know? i don't mind doing, being that now. but for many years, i really wasn't comfortable with being a singer. i would have much preferred other people to have done my songs. then i wouldn't have had to put all that makeup on. and that hair. oh.
but, ha-ha. >> announcer: this is the cbs "overnight news." president obama went before a joint session of congress to deliver the final state of the union address of his presidency. he didn't outline any new bold proposals, instead, he gave an upbeat assessment of his seven years in office and his hopes for america's future. it was likely mr. obama's final primetime opportunity to speak to the nation before the party primaries begin next month. and it comes at a time when seven out of ten americans say the country is headed in the wrong direction. here's some of what the president had to say. >> we're in the middle of the longest streak of private sector
[ applause ] more than 14 million jobs, strongest two years of job growth since the 90s. an unemployment rate cut in half. our auto industry just had its best year ever. [ applause ] that's just part of a manufacturing surge that created nearly 900,000 new jobs in the past six years. and we have done all this while cutting our deficits by almost 3/4. [ plause ] anyone claiming that america's economy is in decline is peddling fiction. i told you earlier all the talk of america's economic decline is
well so is all of the rhetoric you hear about our enemies getting stronger and america getting weaker. i mean, let me tell you something. the united states of america is the most powerful nation on earth. period. [ applause ] period. it's not even close. it's not even close. it's not even close. we spend more on our military than the next eight nations combined. our troops are the finest fighting force in the history of the world. [ applause ] but as we focus on destroying isilver the top claims that
into their hands. masses of fighters on the back of pickup trucks, twisted souls plotting in apartments or garages, they pose an enormous danger to civilians. they have t tbe stopped. but they do not threaten our national existence. the future we want, all of us want, opportunity and security for our families, a rising standard of living, a sustainable peaceful planet or our kids. all of that is within our reach. but it will only happen if we work together. it will only happen if we can have rational constructive debates. it will only happen if we fix ouou politics. >> a new cbs news/"the new york
shows the democratic race tightening. have a look. last month hillary clinton had a 20-point lead nationally over bernie sanders. tonight, sanders has cut clinton's lead to 7. the senator from vermont talked to our nancy cordes. >> i think so. >> reporter: for senator sanders every poll that came out today was better t tn the last. a new hampshire poll showed him widening his lead over clinton, 53 to 39. an iowa poll showed him pulling ahead by five points. a 16-point swing in one month. do you now kid yourself the front-runner, at least in the two states? >> i am feeling better and better that we can win both states. when we began in iowa, i think the first poll had us at 2%. 2%. >> reporter: his reversal of fortune forced clinton to step up her attacks in ames, iowa where she called his medicare for all plan impractical. even risky.
revolution he is talking about, i am worried, folks. >> her daughter chelsea carried the message to new hampshire. >> senator sanders wants to dismantle obama care. >> indication that the clinton campaign is getting very, very nervous. >> reporter: if you win in iowa, and new hampshire, how do you compete in south carolina, florida, states where hillary clinton has a huge organization and a huge head start in the polls. >> gee, nancy, that's the question that was asked of me eight and a half month as go about iowa and new hampshire. well things have changed. things will change in nevada and south carolina. >> they are going to have to change in a few weeks. >> well we have pretty good ground organizations as well. >> reporter: clinton supporters argue this is just the natural tightening you see at the end of any race. but even sanders admitted to us, scott, that he is resonating even more than he ever expected. >> nancy cordes with the key interview tonight. nancy, thank you.
national poll finds donald trump leading his closest rival, ted cruz, nearly 2 to 1. marco rubio is the only other candidate in double digits. here's major garrett. >> did he not get the memo live free or die? >> reporter: ted cruz deadlocked with donald trump for first in iowa returned to new hampshire for the first time in two months and again tried to dispel trump planted question as but his birth in canada and legal status for the white house. >> the legal question is quite straight forward which is the children of u.s. citizens born abroad are natural born citizens or by birth. >> reporter: one of cruz's law professors at harvard, democrat lawrence tribe said the constitutional definition of a natural born citizen is unsettled. john mccain confronted similar questions as gop nominee i 2008. mccain was born on a u.s.
>> i am very confident that ted cruz is legitimately qualified to run for president. but it need, it needs to be looked into. >> reporter: what do you think trump and to a lesser extent ted cruz have tapped into withihi the republican conversation? >> anger, frustration. >> does donald trump represent the party of abraham lincoln and ronald reagan? >> i think he wan to. i disagree with him on a number of the statements and positions that he has taken, obviously. but if that's the verdict of the republican party and the majority of americans, then i will do everything i can to help that president. >> mccain supported lindsay graham and told uss now is not the time to endorse any other republican. scott, mccain said he will endorse the party's nominee no matter who it is, because party loyalty will not allow him to walk away. >> major garrett, thank you.
right president obama interrupted preparations for tonight's state of the union address to deal with the breaking development in the persian gulf. iran seized two small u.s. navy boats and took 10 crew members into custody. cbs news national security correspondent david martin is following this story at the pentagon. >> reporter: the two small boats were en route from kuwait to bahrain ended up on iran's farsi island in the persian gulf. u.s. officials believe the boats and ten soilors were picked up after they had suffered a mechanical breakdown and drifted into iranian territory waters. officials do not know if shots were fired but say iran's foreign minister personally assured secretary off state kerry soil
continue their journey. two weeks ago iranian revolutionary guard ships fired off rockets within a mile of the air traft carrier truman. the rockets were aimed the other way, but firing munitions in crowded shipping lanes drew a strong protest from the u.s. scott, u.s. officials expect the sailors willlle allowed to continue their journey as soon as it is day light in thehe persian gulf. >> david martin, reporting at e pentagon, thank you. tonight cbs news has cinfirmed that 10 yemenis, held at guantanamo bay will be transferred to middle eastern countries now willing to take them. with that, the population at the u.s. detention camp for terror suspects will fall below 100 for the first time. president obama vowed to close guantanamo in his first address to congress in 2009, but congress so far has blocked him. >> in turkey today, a suicide
section of istanbul that is most often packed with foreign tourists. at least ten people were killed. 15 wounded. turkey's government blames isis, but not everyone is convinced. holly williams is there. >> reporter:he deadly explosion targeted istanbul's historic heart, just yard from monuments dating back 2,000 years. at least 8 of those who lost their lives were german tourists. this image captures the moment of the blast. jostein neilson fromorway was hit by shrapnel from the bomb. we were splattered said his wife magna, our clothes my jacket was splalaered w)th burned human remains. the turkish government blamed a syrian suicide bomber and said he was a member of isis. but so far the terrorist group,
atrocities, has not taken responsibility. this attack c ces just three months after two suicide bombers targeted a peace rally in the turkish capital ankara. more than 100 people were killed in the deadliest terrwr attack in turkey's modern history. turkey's a member of the u.s.-led coalition against isis, and has tightened its border security to try to stop the flow of militants to syria. turkey is also engaged in a violent conflict with militants from the country's kurdish minority. after a cease-fire collapse last year. some here in turkey believe this spate of deadly attacks shows syria's civil war is spilling across the border. but, scott, others blame the turkish government, because of its ongoing clashes with the country's kurdish militants. >> holly williams in istanbul, thank you.
released a new video of the capture of the drug kingpin known as el chapo. he was caught friday, six months after escaping from prison. the video shows how he nearly got away again. manuel bojorquez is in mexico. [ gunfire ] when mexican marines first raided the house there was no sign of the notorious drug lord el chapo. instead inside a maze of dark rooms captured on helmet cameras the marines found cartel members who pleaded for their lives guns on the floor. upstairs atack of dvds, featured kate del castillo, the actress who arranged the "rolling stone" interview for sean penn. then they found this. a light chain inside a closet that unlocked an unusual panel behind this mirror revealing a hidden door and el chapo's escape route.
away, fleeing through wood panelled tunnels, el chapo made it several blocks to the city storm sewers before he was finally arrested. the government said it had been watching the house for weeks after a cartel member known for his tunnel making expertise was spotted going inside. today, el chapo is locked up here at the same prison he escacad from six months ago awaiting possible extradition to the u.s. but former mexican foreign minister jorge castaneda cautioned capturing el chapo won't make a dent in the drug business. >> there is no reason to believe that less drugs in in all are entering the united states from mexico than before. >> reporter: so el chapo being in prison doesn't change any of the operation? >> i don't think so. >> reporter: here at the prison federal police beefed up security. guzman's oldest son is believed to be filling his father's role in the cartel now. scott, a twitter message
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>> we have breaking news -- >> intelligence officials blame common smart phone apps for helping the terrorists. families in flint, michigan, finally saw clean water delivered door to door today. their tap water has been tainted with lead for nearly two years after the city began drawing from the flint river to save money.
lead levels in their blood has doubled. adriana diaz is in flint. >> reporter: flint residents have been waiting a long time for this. >> water and this is replacement filter. >> reporter: volunteers and state troopers handled out bottled water and filters a week after governor rick snyder declared a state of emergency for the city. >> pretty stressful. you got to go pay your water bills. then go and buy water too. >> reporter: back in october that drinking water in flint was declared unsafe. recently unearthed e-mails suggest state officials knew about the lead problem as far back as july when an internal health study found high lead levels in flint children after the 2014 water switch. residents weren't told there was a problemwo months later and continued to drink contaminate water. governor snyder came to flint yesterday. >> i have apologized for what is going on with the state i am
>> reporter: the flint resident said that the governor's words ring hollow. >> we are the walking dead. we just haven't had the dirt thrown upon us yet. >> reporter: she worries about her kids. their pediatrician told her contaminated drinking watt r may be what's behind their skin rashes and mouth sores. known indicators of lead exposure. >> it's frustrating and irritating because nobody cares. >> reporter: why do you think people don't care? >> because it's -- it's a high crime rate here. and there is more, poor african-americans. you know? snyder don't care. he don't stay here. >> reporter: today the governor's office told us state experts originally concluded higher lead levels were simply seasonal. it wasn't until october 1, the governor learned there was nfirmed lead in the water. still, scott, the federal justice department is launching an investigation.
can be. david bowie never had a number one album, but that is about to change. look up here i'm in heaven >> billboard says "blackstar" is headed to the top with 130,0 albums expected to sl this week. the album debuted friday. bowie died of cancer on sunday. >> in an interview with cnn, vice president joe biden revealed a touching moment with president obama. the subject was biden's son, beau, delaware's attorney
>> i said, "you know, my concern is, i said if beau resigns he has no, theres no, nothing to fall back on, his salary." i said, "but i worked it out. jill and i will sell the house. we will be in good shape." he got up, he said, don't sell the house. promise me you won't sell the house. he will be mad at me saying this. he said i will give you the money. whatever you need, don't, joe, promise me. promise me. i don't think we will have to anyway. he said promise me. >> beau biden lost his battle
and we'll be right back. >> we have breaking news this morning. >> the united states issen tense ensen ensen intensifying thefight. >> first lady michelle obama invited more than a dozen people to sit with her in the house chamber tonight for the state of the union address. including one young boy from bear, delaware. chip reid has his story. >> welcome, tom vilsack, nice to meet you. >> reporter: in washington, braeden manering, and his mother had meetingng with the secretary of agriculture and home state senator, tom carper of delaware. you may be wondering what a 12-year-old did to earn such special treatment. well it started when he was just 9 and entered a recipe in the
he won and was invited to the state dinner at the white house where mrs. obama challenged him to make a difference in his community. two days later when he saw a homeless man on the street in the rain inspiration struck. >> i couldn't stop thinkinin about him and how he could be cold, hungry, tired. >> reporr: so he put together a bag of food and asked his mother to help him find the man. >> i got out of the car gave him the bag and umbrella. he said, thank you, son. then i knew what to do. >> reporter: he knew he had to feed the hungry. he created brae's$ brown bag which so far has distributed 4,600 bags of healthy food. how does it make you feel? >> it makes me feel happy. and but at the same time not very happy. because i know they're all out there. but -- as long as, as long as i'm there, he'll be good. >> reporter: his mother christie is so proud she can hardly believe this is her son. >> people often say, you are
and i say, 's raising me too. so -- >> reporter: he says the key is to change how people see the homeless. >> i treat them as if they were my family. >> reporter: he hopes his seat of honor tonight in washington will inspire others to feel that way too. chip reid, cbs news, washington. >> that's the "overnight news" for this wednesday. for some of you the news continues. for others, check back with us a little bit later for the morning news and of course, "cbs this morning."