'Education Is The Civil Rights Issue Of Our Time'

While President Obama zeroed in on healthcare last week, he's made it a point to also prop up another issue. "Week after week, month after month, he keeps coming back to education," said Education Secretary Arne Duncan to a reporter's roundtable on Wednesday, citing a recent speech the President gave before the National Governor's Association focused almost entirely on raising the nation's educational standards. "He has flatlined all domestic spending outside of national affairs, except education. He is constantly pushing me. He's got an absolute passion on this." Read more: Social Secretary Desiree Rogers Plans To Step DownFor more Obama Watch stories, click here.


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