Education Initiatives

President Obama talked about education at an event for the America’s Promise Alliance. He announced $900 million in grants for… read more

President Obama talked about education at an event for the America’s Promise Alliance. He announced $900 million in grants for schools and school districts. Citing a Rhode Island school that had fired all teachers, he said he favored federal rewards for local school districts that fire underperforming teachers and close failing schools, noting that educators needed to be held accountable when they failed to fix chronically troubled classrooms and curb the student dropout rate. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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White House Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 1, 2010
Last Aired:
Mar 2, 2010

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  • Mar 01, 2010 | 10:02am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 01, 2010 | 5:33pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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  • Mar 01, 2010 | 11:09pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 02, 2010 | 2:09am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 02, 2010 | 5:09am EST | C-SPAN 3
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