January 28, 2008

State of the Union Preview

Washington, DC Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee will one of the First Lady’s guests for tonight’s State of the Union address.


Highlights of the education issues to be featured by President Bush this evening:


·         A White House Summit on inner city children and faith-based schools will be held this spring in Washington, D.C.

·         $300 million for “Pell Grants for Kids,” K-12 scholarships for low-income students in low-performing schools

·         $800 million for scholarships to attend after-school and summer school programs

·         Praise for the Washington, DC voucher program.


Click here for more information about these initiatives.