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Today's Interview w/President Obama & Matt Lauer: Longer School Year?

CJW, September 27, 2010 9:07 AM

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 President Barack Obama was interviewed this morning by Matt Lauer on NBC's "Today" program as a part of NBC's "Education Nation" special programming event.  Full 30 minute interview is featured below.

Beginning with several sobering statistics, the President and Lauer discussed a wide range of hot-button topics within education including teacher unions, the incremental Race to the Top initiative, teacher training, drop-out rates, college readiness, parental involvement, charter and public and private schools, the education documentary "Waiting for Superman", global competitiveness, accountability, and the role of money in education.

 


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