In the annual State of the Union address this week, President Obama tackled hard-hitting political issues such as gun control, immigration, education, and tax reform. And thanks to a new campaign, readers had the chance to offer their two cents, too!
Two Babble staffers headed to the White House on Wedensday, Feb. 13 to participate in the president’s “Open for Questions” marathon, during which they met with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and voiced YOUR concerns about the state of education in the U.S.
Secretary Duncan answered questions on early childhood education, school safety, and financial aid for families who are increasingly struggling to send their children to college due to high education costs.
If you missed the stream, don’t worry! We’ve got the recap here. Tell us: What did you think about the Q&A? What else would you have liked to ask the Secretary of Education?