Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Students Get Encouragement from Obama
VOAVideo: Students Get Encouragement from Obama
When the White House revealed President Obama's plan to give a welcome-back speech to returning school children, along with lesson plans on how students could help the President, some Republicans were irate. They attacked the President for what they said was an attempt trying to indoctrinate children. But Tueday's speech at a high school near Washington, DC stayed clear of politics. VOA's Laurel Bowman has more.
Watch Obama's full speech: President Obama's Message for America's Students