9/14/2010

President Barack Obama is set to deliver his annual back-to-school speech from a top-rated public school in Philadelphia, a decision that Washington Post education writer and blogger Valerie Strauss questions in this blog post. Strauss supports the president's plan to speak to students about the importance of education, but suggests that a school where Obama's turnaround strategies are in place or where students are not consistently performing well could have benefited from the attention.

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