Monday, March 28, 2011

Obama gap

Just a quick shout-out to all you worried about the black-white achievement gap -- thanks for your concern, because from the looks of things, you're likely the only ones.

Obama to speak on Libya, hold education town hall

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is giving an update on Libya in a televised speech tonight.
It's scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Eastern time from the National Defense University in Washington, D.C.
The White House says Obama will talk about the actions taken with allies and partners, the transition to NATO command and control, and U.S. policy from here on.
In the morning, the president will take part in a town hall meeting at a multicultural high school in Washington. He's slated to talk with students and parents about the importance of education in "winning the future." He'll also focus on Hispanic educational attainment.
The town hall will be broadcast later on the Univision Network at 7:00 p.m. Eastern time.

“Noticias Univision Presenta: Es El Momento – El Presidente, Los Hispanos y la EducaciĆ³n” (The Moment is Now: The President, Hispanics and Education), hosted by Univision’s Jorge Ramos, will give President Barack Obama the opportunity to engage with students, parents and teachers about education and Hispanic educational achievement. The town hall will focus on better preparing students for college and 21stcentury careers, greater parental engagement in education, and the politics of reforming the educational system.

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