Obama promotes tougher academic standards to nation's governors

President Barack Obama said Monday that adopting "college- and career-ready" math and reading standards as part of a revamp of No Child Left Behind will improve the quality of education in U.S. schools and better prepare students to compete in the global economy. Obama, in a speech to the nation's governors, encouraged states to adopt new standards, and the White House has proposed tying eligibility for states to receive Title I funding for poor schools to the state's adoption of the stricter standards.

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