President Obama Goes To School

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President Obama today is visiting TechBoston Academy, a partnership between public schools, businesses and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The President says the school is a model of what can happen when the public and private sectors work together.

He's also announcing plans for a grant competition called ARPA-ED, shorthand for "Advanced Research Projects Agency, Education". What will this mean for the classrooms of the future? Here and Now's Deborah Becker joins us with some answers.

This segment aired on March 8, 2011.


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