This week the president announced ambitious plans for universal preschool access and high school curriculums tailored to the 21st century, but are Congress and the states interested?
President Obama laid out an ambitious agenda for improving American K-12 education this week, linking the issue to the nation’s future prosperity.
During his State of the Union address Tuesday, Mr. Obama said he wants to make public preschools available to all four-year-olds in the US, a goal he then underscored Thursday with a visit to an early childhood learning center in Decatur, Ga..
"We know it works," he said at the school. "If you're looking for a good bang for your educational buck, this is it right here."
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