Senator Barack Obama today announced his comprehensive plan to provide a world-class education for all Americans in a major policy address, "Our Kids, Our Future," at Manchester Central High School in Manchester, NH.
Barack Obama's comprehensive plan to provide a world-class education for all Americans will:
-Reform No Child Left Behind.
-Ensure access to high-quality early childhood education programs and child care opportunities so children enter kindergarten ready to learn.
-Work to place effective teachers in every classroom in America, especially those in high-poverty, high-minority areas.
-Reward effective teachers for taking on challenging assignments and helping children succeed.
-Support highly-effective principals and school leaders.
-Make science and math education a national priority.
-Reduce the high school dropout rate by focusing on proven methods to improve student achievement and enhance graduation and higher education opportunities.
-Close the achievement gap and invest in what works.
-Empower parents to raise healthy and successful children by taking a greater role in their child's education at home and at school.
Obama's plan to provide a world-class education for all Americans can be viewed in full HERE.