Barack Obama on American public education

Jay P. Greene shares observations from Matthew Ladner on President Barack Obama’s false understanding of public education in America.

It is a shame that the only thing that seemed to draw headlines from a recent panel discussion on poverty including President Obama was a silly throw away line about Fox News. The entire discussion, which included Robert Putnam and AEI’s Arthur Brooks deeply deserves your time. The event transcript can be found here.

Go read it. Like now. All four participants had very interesting things to say, far more than can be reflected upon in a blog post.

So this quote from President Obama got my attention:

Continue reading at President Obama is Entitled to His Own Opinion but Not His Own Facts on Poverty and Education