Vet is teaching CBS videoHoping to lower the unemployment rate for vets returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, which stands near 10.8 percent, a new initiative is aims to place veterans in the classroom.

Tenth-grade history teacher Brian Thompson brings a little something extra to the classroom, especially when the subject matter turns to war.

Thompson, who teaches at Washington D.C.’s Cardoza High, is the role model for a new push by the non-profit Teach for America to get more veterans into the teaching profession.

(READ the story from CBS News)

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