Obama Calls for Innovation in High School and Higher Ed.
Feb. 15, 2013 – “In [Tuesday] night’s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama issued a challenge to high schools to better prepare graduates for the modern workforce and to colleges to improve affordability and value. … To help a high school diploma put students on a path to a good job, Obama urged more collaborative efforts between public schools, community colleges, and employers. … Justin Draeger, president of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators in Washington, said today his organization agrees with the president’s broad proposals of investing in education and job training, but will be following how “value” and “affordability” are defined in any possible policy changes,” Education Week’s College Bound blog reports.
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