Obama Details Plan for Overhauling Education
In his first major speech on overhauling the country's education system, President Barack Obama broke with members of his own party and urged states to open more charter schools and expand programs that pay teachers based on performance.
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Obama's Remarks on Education Get Mixed Reviews
In his speech to Congress this week, President Barack Obama said he wants the United States to have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world by 2020 and asked every American to complete a year or more of college or career training. He said federal stimulus dollars will expand education opportunities for preschoolers and college students who need financial help. But he also talked about the need for more reform in education, saying ......
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