Education

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President Obama Convenes Nation’s Governors to Discuss Higher Math and Reading Standards

March 9, 2010

On February 22, 2010, President Obama spoke to an assembly of the National Governors Association about the importance of strengthening our education system, saying that “America’s prosperity has always rested on how well we educate our children.”

Business Community Commends President Obama’s Focus on Improving America’s Schools

May 3, 2010

WASHINGTON, DC—The Business Coalition for Student Achievement (BCSA), representing business leaders from every sector of the U.S. economy, today commended President Obama and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan for their continued emphasis on improving America’s schools with targeted strategies to address the nation’s high school dropout rate.

February 12, 2010

If you think about it, every person will inevitably require managing money. Credit, money management, and savings discipline are all an everyday and integral component for operating a successful adult life. So how is it our youth not receive basic and consistent financial education? Believe me, I agree that history, science, mathematics, and language arts are important, but in my opinion, money management is more important.

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