A Look Inside Afghanistan's Most Progressive School

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Young Afghan girls work on their studies during class Tuesday, August 29, 2006 at the Marefat School in Kabul.

In a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Kabul is one of the most successful private schools in Afghanistan. The Marefat School offers a progressive education to 4,000 students – both girls and boys. Journalist Jeffrey E. Stern joins us to discuss his book, The Last Thousand: One School's Promise in a Nation at War , about the school and its uncertain future when America’s military occupation in Afghanistan ends.