President Obama to Discuss Education Investments and Other Key Budget Priorities at STEM school in Baltimore, Maryland
Posted Feb 11 2011 6:17pm
Monday visit highlights President Obama’s plan to win the future by out-educating the competition
February 11, 2011
White House Office of Media Affairs
Event Date 1: February 14, 2011 10:15 am - 11:00 am
WASHINGTON— On Monday, February 14, the President will travel to Baltimore County, Maryland to speak with students at Parkville Middle and Center of Technology. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and OMB Director Jack Lew will join the President for the visit where he will lay out key priorities in the 2012 Budget and discuss the importance of responsibly investing in education to prepare our children to be competitive in the global economy and win the future.
In his State of the Union address, the President called for new investments to prepare 100,000 new math and science teachers over the next decade and for Congress to build upon the success of Race to the Top and replace No Child Left Behind this year. He also noted how important it is to live within our means, and he will discuss the significant spending and deficit cuts in the budget.
Parkville Middle and Center of Technology is a school where students are pursuing excellence in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects, learning from teachers with hands-on projects that leverage technology, and building the skills to win the future. The President will visit a classroom laboratory and deliver remarks on education and key budget priorities.
This event will be pooled press.
President Obama, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Director
of the Office of Management and Budget Jack Lew
Parkville Middle and Center of Technology
8711 Avondale Road